Puerto Rican Students Receive Warm Welcome

As Puerto Rican families leave their devastated homeland for the mainland, school districts are preparing to take in students and offer jobs to teachers. (October 13, 2017)

As Eli Broad Steps Down, Will His Influence on K-12 Education Last?

The philanthropist unapologetically pushed for more charters and shaped hundreds of district leaders amid a wave of billionaire entrepreneurs who sought to overhaul public education. (October 13, 2017)

How Far Behind Is Trump in Staffing the Ed. Dept. Compared With Obama?

(October 16, 2017)

Evolution, Climate Change on Chopping Block? N.M. Science Standards Get Airing

(October 16, 2017)

Are Our Jobs Making Us Dumber?

(October 13, 2017)

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10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education

Artificial intelligence, learning avatars, and other innovations will be game-changers for education in the coming years, writes researcher Peter W. Cookson Jr. (October 16, 2017)

Will DeVos Change Course on Racial Disparities in School Discipline?

(October 16, 2017)


This Is Not the Time for Teachers to Be Timid

As America's cultural fabric continues to fray, educators play an important role in helping students process difficult events, writes Bruce Fuller. (October 13, 2017)

As Values Clash, Give Parents Choice

Parents should decide the cultural values of the schoolhouse; educators' values should not be foisted on children, writes Lance Izumi. (October 12, 2017)

Do Schools Need Certified Teachers? Do Children?

As teacher certification requirements become more costly and time-consuming, it’s important for districts to remember that properly certified teachers are crucial for student success, Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers write. (October 15, 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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Vermont Parents Square Off Over School Vaccine Rules

States are wrestling with how far to go in requiring parents to vaccinate their school-aged children. The story of one Vermont child helped sway lawmakers there.
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Digital Directions

Hacked Twitter Accounts a New Headache for Schools

After hackers struck, Nevada's Foothill High and Florida's St. Lucie schools were faced with offensive content coming from their official Twitter accounts. (September 28, 2017)

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Which States Are Friendliest to Teachers?

A new report draws on 21 key indicators to rank all 50 states and the District of Columbia from the best to the worst places for teachers to work. See how your state ranks. (September 27, 2017)

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U.S. Adults Outperformed by Rest of Developed World in Numeracy, New Comparison Finds

A broad spectrum of U.S. adults had lower numeracy scores than their international counterparts, a new federal report shows. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (September 27, 2017)

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