Data Looms Large in Quest for School-Quality Indicator

States are looking hard at what it will take to gather the right information for a new indicator of school quality or student success under the Every Student Succeeds Act. (July 25, 2016)

Would Clinton Mirror Obama on K-12 Issues?

Being seen as too close to President Barack Obama on K-12 could hurt presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in wooing supporters of her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. (July 24, 2016)

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Digital Devices Could Impact Common-Core Test Results

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How the Common Core Re-Mapped the Way I Teach Writing

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Career-Tech in Action at Cleveland Boys & Girls Club

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What Some of America's Top Teachers Learned in Finland

Six state teachers of the year traveled to Finland to see how one of the world's top education systems treats its teachers. (July 22, 2016)

New Federal Data Explore Education Disparities

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Nonacademic Skills Are Necessary for Learning

Before K-12 leaders measure social-emotional learning in the classroom, educators must prepare to help students develop those skills, writes K. Brooke Stafford-Brizard. (July 22, 2016)

American Politics Through the Eyes of an 8th Grader

An 8th grade history teacher discusses what his students understand about today's rancorous political climate and what adults would do well to remember. (July 19, 2016)

Why Collaboration Doesn't Work

Peter DeWitt outlines the top five reasons why collaboration among educators fails. (July 24, 2016)

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Election 2016 Is a Real Civics Lesson for Students

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Digital Directions

As Pokémon Go Becomes a Sensation, Ed. Experts Weigh Pros and Cons

Proponents point to increased attention to cultural landmarks and opportunities to weave math and reading into the game, but skeptics raise concerns about data privacy and pricing. (July 18, 2016)

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Study: Teachers Are Wary of Using Robots in Class, Despite Seeing Benefits

A small European study found that teachers think educational robots have benefits for students, but they're skeptical of fitting robots into the curriculum and using limited class time. (July 13, 2016)

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K12 Reaches Settlement With Calif. AG, But Acrimony Remains

The office of California's state attorney general has settled a complaint with online provider K12 over allegations the company made false claims. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 8, 2016)

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