- Great news for Virginia students: Governor-elect Youngkin announces Aimee Rogstad Guidera, longtime advocate for standards, school choice, and accountability, as his education secretary. —Washington Post
- “Hiring Students to Ease Staffing Shortages: One School District’s Unorthodox Solution.” —Education Week
- Roosevelt Montás, a Dominican immigrant who fell in love with the Western canon and became a senior lecturer at Columbia University, explains why we need the Great Books in our schools. —John McWhorter
- “We learned our lesson last year: Do not close schools.” —New York Times
- When Louisa County Schools ran out of hamburger buns, culinary arts teacher Ben Howell and his class readied their baking ovens to meet the need. —WTVR
- We shouldn’t underestimate the rising cases of student misbehavior, like this article from The Grade does, or fail to revisit the misguided discipline policies that prevent teachers from addressing them.
- “Harvard won’t require SAT or ACT through 2026 as test-optional push grows.” —Washington Post
- As high school sports return, young athletes are experiencing more verbal abuse, sexual harassment, and even racial epithets from the stands. —Washington Post