Educators Add Insights to Social-Emotional Research

Educators and researchers are working together to shape the next phase of research around social-emotional learning and student engagement. (July 25, 2017)

Free ACT and SAT Exams Drive Up College Enrollment

States that pay the costs of the SAT and ACT exams for all students can boost four-year college enrollment among low-income students, new research suggests. (July 24, 2017)

Q&A: Black Charter School Founder Says NAACP's Charter Stance Is Out of Touch

(July 25, 2017)

Peer-Reviewed Research Not a Must-Have for Many K-12 Officials

(July 25, 2017)

Don't Mourn or Applaud the End of $2B in Teacher-Training Money Just Yet

(July 24, 2017)

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  • Isabella Sterling, 11, Kendall Frederick, 11, Grace Kowal, 15, and Nora Silvergleid, 11, are junior counselors at a camp run by the River School, a private school in Washington, D.C. that offers a “total immersion” oral program for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. —Erin Irwin/Education Week
  • Grace Kowal, 15, right, with her mother, Hendi Crosby Kowal, is part of a controversial study on deaf children. —Erin Irwin/Education Week

A Fierce Debate Over Sign-Language Use

A new study suggests long-term use of sign language may hold back the speech and reading skills of children who use cochlear implants to create a sense of sound. (July 24, 2017)

Trump Budget Endangers STEM Learning

(July 25, 2017)

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Are We Asking Enough of High School Graduates?

High school graduation requirements are inconsistent and often lax, writes the national policy director of Students for Education Reform. (July 20, 2017)

For School Improvement, Demographics Aren’t Destiny

Many "good" schools are just skating by on their students' privileged backgrounds and family resources, writes Karin Chenoweth. (July 19, 2017)

Three Great 'Sleeper' Studies to Check Out on Google Scholar

Thanks to the internet, we have easy access to education research. Why are we ignoring these studies? (July 24, 2017)

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Meet the 2017 Leaders To Learn From

Leaders To Learn From 2017

Education Week recognizes 14 bold and committed district leaders who demonstrate a powerful combination of tenacity and humility in bringing about systemwide change to benefit students and educators.
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Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Shows the World What They Can Do

After visa issues, an all-girls team from Afghanistan finally reached the U.S. to participate in a robotics competition. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza talks with some of the girls.
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Digital Directions

FCC Nominees Grilled by Lawmakers on E-Rate, Net Neutrality

Democratic lawmakers on a U.S. Senate committee probed Republican FCC nominees' positions on the E-rate program and net neutrality. (July 19, 2017)

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AFT Chief: DeVos' Choice Proposals Are 'Polite Cousins of Segregation'

After Randi Weingarten's impassioned speech, critics have begun calling for the teachers' union president's resignation. (July 20, 2017)

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School Finance Leaders Look in Spending Data for Paths to Equity

Analyzing spending at the school level is a goal of the Every Student Succeeds Act, but comparing schools in a meaningful way is likely to require an investment in technology and training. (July 18, 2017)

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