Are New School Lunches Winning Over Students?

Two new surveys of school leaders found that while many students complained about the more-nutritious fare offered by schools when new federal rules rolled out, that discontent seems to have waned. (July 21, 2014)

Big-City Districts Join Obama Initiative to Support Boys of Color

Districts that make up the Council of the Great City Schools are pledging to invest in strategies meant to improve outcomes for black and Latino boys. (July 21, 2014)

Teachers Get Up-Close Look at Supreme Court Workings

(July 21, 2014)

U.S. Gets Low Scores for Innovation in Education

(July 20, 2014)

Revisions Underway for School Leaders' Standards

(July 18, 2014)

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Four Lessons From Early Education

K-12 policymakers could learn from the pre-K field, where educators serve families as well as children and many states offer incentives for teacher preparation, says Joan Wasser Gish. (July 18, 2014)

A Mantra for K-12 Philanthropy: First, Do No Harm

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's recent $120 million gift to San Francisco Bay Area public schools is no panacea—just ask Newark, writes Frederick M. Hess. (July 16, 2014)

Sex Education Is More Than Facts

To whom can a student turn in such a situation if what is said is not treated as privileged information, asks Walt Gardner. (July 18, 2014)

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Voices of History: John Stokes

In 1951, John A. Stokes led a student protest against the poor conditions in his segregated high school in Prince Edward County, Va., and later became a plaintiff in a case that was decided as part of Brown v. Board.

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Ed-Tech Market Dealmaking Fueled by Data Use

The "return on education" investment concept moves toward center stage as measuring the impact of ed-tech products and services becomes more sophisticated. (June 30, 2014)

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Before Buying Technology, Asking 'Why?'

Districts might believe that personalized learning follows directly from major technology purchases, but the reality tends to show otherwise. (July 15, 2014)

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Ed-Tech Community Faces Sexism Concerns

From sexual harassment to the glass ceiling, the challenges women face in the workplace are suddenly front and center in the educational technology world. (July 3, 2014)

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