Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Dies as Special Session Ends

A proposed Texas bill that would have restricted restroom access for transgender people in many public buildings, including public schools, died Tuesday night. (August 16, 2017)

4 Teaching Tips to Consider as Total Solar Eclipse Nears

We poured through a trove of online resources for ideas on how to make lessons for the historic event the best they can be. (August 16, 2017)

More Students to Take the SAT Online in 2018

(August 16, 2017)

Public Support for Charters Plummets, Poll Finds

(August 15, 2017)

The Nation's Teaching Force Is Still Mostly White and Female

(August 15, 2017)

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Somber Mood as Va. Schools Prepare to Open

Officials in Charlottesville, where recent violence centered on a Confederate monument, prepare for the safe return of children next week and ways to help them deal with tensions and questions stemming from the unrest. (August 16, 2017)

Yes, Race and Politics Belong in the Classroom

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Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Undocumented Students

It may be a challenging job, but principals must address immigration-related fears of their school community, writes Nancy Gutierrez. (August 11, 2017)

Teachers, Don't Let Anyone Tell You You're Not Creative

How can educators infuse passion and creativity into an increasingly data-driven education system? One long-time teacher has some guidance. (August 4, 2017)

12 Ways to Boost Resilience in New Teachers

The purpose for cultivating resilience goes far beyond preventing burnout or retaining teachers. It helps teachers become effective, reflective, empowered, and joyful in the classroom, writes Elena Aguilar. (August 14, 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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Chefs Cook Up Healthy Lessons for Teens

A group of trained chefs in Omaha, Nebraska, are showing young people from low-income neighborhoods how to navigate through the kitchen and learn how to make healthy meals on a budget.
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Digital Directions

Risky Practices With Students' Data Security Are Common, Survey Suggests

Over two-thirds of participants responded to survey questions in a way indicating that they could have exposed students' or employees' personally identifiable information. (August 10, 2017)

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Many Teachers Have 'No Say' in Decisions About Their Own PD, Survey Finds

A nationwide survey found that nearly 20 percent of teachers say they have no input in their school's professional learning decisions. (August 7, 2017)

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ACT Invests in Venture Capital Firm, Cites Alignment on Ed Tech, Equity

The testing organization has made a $10.8 million "strategic investment" in New Markets Venture Partners. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (August 8, 2017)

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