For Educators, Curriculum Choices Multiply, Evolve

How is a district to choose in a curriculum landscape that includes open educational resources, digital 'playlists,' teacher-designed lessons, and old-fashioned textbooks? (March 29, 2017)

School Shooting Survivor Opposes Arming Teachers

Retired principal John Moffatt, who was shot by a student in Lewistown, Mont., says arming teachers and school staff is not the right way to respond to the threat of school shootings. (March 27, 2017)

DeVos Last in Approval Rating Among a Selection of Trump Officials, Poll Says

(March 29, 2017)

Trump Signs Bill Scrapping Teacher-Prep Rules

(March 28, 2017)

Are High School Students With Disabilities Prepared for Life After School?

(March 28, 2017)

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Six Ways to Improve High School Graduation Rates

Research shows that a student's smooth transition into high school is a predictor of academic success, write John Gomperts and Jenny Nagaoka. (March 27, 2017)

Why Are We Criminalizing Black Students?

School resource officers are making racial disparities in discipline worse, not better, argues UCLA professor Tyrone C. Howard. (March 22, 2017)

In the Era of Alternative Facts, What's a Wonk to Do?

Sharing experiences has greater potential than data in helping educators come together on school reform in today’s political landscape, writes Celine Coggins. (March 29, 2017)

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High-Quality Preschool Gives Military Families Peace of Mind

Military families enjoy some of the best—and most inexpensive—child care in the country. What can others in the early education space learn from military preschools? Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza reports from Camp Lejeune in N.C.
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Digital Directions

Appalacia Has STEM Jobs. Will Students Have the Skills to Fill Them?

In Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, employers in the energy-extraction industry seek workers with "middle-level skills" in STEM fields. (March 22, 2017)

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A Call for Fewer Screens in the Classroom

Educational technology has its place, but paper can also engage students and transform learning, Amy Williams writes. (March 21, 2017)

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'Open' Ed. Provider Steps Into English/Language Arts Market

Open Up Resources, a nonprofit vowing to compete with commercial publishers for contracts, is partnering with EL Education to provide English/language arts content. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 24, 2017)

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