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How a Risk-Taker Tailored Learning in Her District

Patricia Deklotz, the superintendent of the Kettle Moraine school district in Wales, Wis., instills a culture of personalized learning in which students choose how and what they learn and teachers create their own microcredentials to advance their careers. She is recognized as a 2017 Leader To Learn From. (February 28, 2017)

Schools Often Fail to Educate, Support ELL's

In a wide-ranging report on the state of education for ELLs, one theme is consistent: The nation's public schools must devote more resources and research to educating students who aren't native English speakers. (February 28, 2017)

District Leaders Weigh How—and Whether—to Engage DeVos

(February 28, 2017)

Study: Kindergartners Start School With More Academic Skills

(February 27, 2017)

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Trump's First Speech to Congress: 4 Things to Watch

The president's Tuesday night speech could give the country a glimpse of education's place among his priorities, or signal that education won't be a major focus. (February 27, 2017)

Five Predictions for Education in 2017

(February 28, 2017)

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Don't Play Politics With the Common Core

Even if Donald Trump could "end" the common core, that may not be what teachers want, writes Maria Ferguson. (February 24, 2017)

Eight Steps to Improve the Ed-Tech Industry

The disconnect between ed-tech products and education research is failing students, says the president of Teachers College, Columbia University. (February 21, 2017)

What Happens to Teacher Leadership When the Money Runs Out?

When teachers are given the tools to lead, they can take the reins even when budgets for professional development are tight, writes Rebecca Mieliwocki. (February 23, 2017)

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Meet the 2017 Honorees

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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How Scrapping Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Impacts Schools

Federal guidelines advising schools to let transgender kids use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity are being withdrawn. Education Week reporter Evie Blad discusses the issue in this PBS NewsHour segment.
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Digital Directions

In W.Va., Teachers Turn Trump's 'Fake News' Attacks Into Teachable Moments

At West Virginia's Ripley High, teachers are developing media literacy skills in students who are trying to critically examine allegations about "fake news" and media bias. (February 21, 2017)

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Study: Teacher Satisfaction, Collaboration Are Keys to Student Achievement

Teacher job satisfaction, a schoolwide professional community, and student achievement are all linked in elementary school, a new study says. (February 16, 2017)

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Market Brief

School Spending Rises, But Charters Lag Significantly

In fiscal 2014, school districts' median spending was about $10,300 per student. Only half the states reported charter per-student spending, which was 10 percent less than the district average. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (February 22, 2017)

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