All Teacher Shortages Are Local, New Research Finds – The 74

All Teacher Shortages Are Local, New Research Finds – The 74

Support The 74’s year-end campaign. Every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. K-12 teacher shortages — one of the most disputed questions in education policy today — are an undeniable reality in some communities, a newly released study indicates. But they are also a hyper-local phenomenon, the authors write, with fully staffed schools existing … Read more

Historic Rise in Child Bereavement as COVID, Drugs and Guns Claim Parents’ Lives – The 74

Support The 74’s year-end campaign. Every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. It’s been two-and-a-half years since Reid Orlando lost his mother and he continues to feel the sting. His mom, a single parent and ER nurse of three decades, caught the virus while helping patients during the pandemic’s deadly first wave and did … Read more

Free SAT Boot Camp & Tutoring Platform Is Getting Noticed by States, Colleges – The 74

Support The 74’s year-end campaign. Every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. The latest effort from Khan Academy founder Sal Khan places a focus on tutoring. Free tutoring. Twelve states have taken notice, as they have high schools and universities that increasingly see volunteering for Schoolhouse.world as a desirable credential in their applicants. Launched … Read more

COVID’s ‘Sweeping Toll on Kids’ by the Numbers – The 74

Support The 74’s year-end campaign. Every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. This Week’s Top Story Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Massive Learning Setbacks Show COVID’s Sweeping Toll on Kids Via AP: The average US elementary-school student lost more than half a school year of learning in math — and nearly a quarter of a school … Read more