Discussions on controversial topics such as bathroom access for transgender students, critical race theory, or book bannings have dominated the news cycle. But a closer look at the meeting minutes and agendas of more than 4,000 school districts across the country reveals these issues actually took a back seat in school board discussions.
School boards are major spenders and employers, making their decisions critical to the growth and development of the communities they serve. Whether you're an advocacy organization or a business serving educators and schools, staying informed of these discussions is critical.
That's why we dove into Curate's data to bring you the top 10 topics dominating school board discussions in the first half of 2023. Our findings are categorized into three subsections:
- the top 10 topics overall,
- the top 10 topics from the 100 largest districts, and
- the top 10 topics from the 100 smallest districts.
This comprehensive overview of the education landscape will help you identify new opportunities and anticipate potential challenges in the second half of the year.
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