Summer Programs Help First-Gen. College-Goers

Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college. (July 26, 2016)

Where Does 'Education Reform' Go in a Post-Obama World?

At the convention in Philadelphia, leaders in the education redesign movement held a policy forum to ponder life after President Barack Obama leaves office. (July 26, 2016)

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Data Looms Large in Quest for School-Quality Indicator

(July 25, 2016)

DNC Emails Published by WikiLeaks Show Links to AFT and Common-Core Anxiety

(July 26, 2016)

What Some of America's Top Teachers Learned in Finland

(July 22, 2016)

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U.S. Secretary of Education: Let's Educate, Not Incarcerate

The return on investment in education has grown in recent decades, so why does our spending on incarceration outpace aid to education, asks John B. King Jr. (July 26, 2016)

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

(July 22, 2016)

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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

This year's presidential campaign, with its heated rhetoric and reality-TV tone, presents a challenge for U.S. Government teachers. How are educators teaching the election? Read more.

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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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