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Can HBCUs Help Diversify the Teaching Force?

A new network is working to make minority-serving institutions a major player in efforts to diversify the profession. (September 25, 2017)

Inside ESSA Plans: How Are States Looking Beyond Test Scores?

Attendance, particularly chronic absenteeism, and college- and career-readiness are by far the most popular new areas of focus for accountability in the ESSA plans from 40-plus states. (September 24, 2017)

Decades After 'Little Rock Nine,' School Segregation Lingers

(September 25, 2017)

Courts Side With Students in Right to Protest During Anthem, Pledge

(September 24, 2017)

This Banned Book Week, Teaching Banned Books Isn't Enough

(September 25, 2017)

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Second-Year Teachers Share Advice for Rookies

Two high school teachers read tweets with advice for new teachers and share their own lessons learned from their first year in the classroom. (September 25, 2017)

Why We Can't Give Up on Our Public Schools (Q&A)

(September 25, 2017)

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Opinion

The School Climate Problem (and What We Can Do About It)

Schools might claim to have an inclusive environment for all students, but that’s often far from the truth, writes opinion contributor Peter DeWitt. (September 22, 2017)

Immigrant Students Internalize Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

Teachers can be the first responders to immigrant students' isolation, write leaders from the nonprofit Re-imagining Migration. (September 20, 2017)

Football, Head Injuries, and a School Leader's Choices

With research pointing toward long-lasting brain injuries in football players, Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers write that school leaders need to make difficult and important decisions about the futures of their school’s football programs. (September 24, 2017)

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Yearly Reports

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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State News and Resources

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What the Numbers Tell Us About U.S. Teachers

Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show.
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Digital Directions

Districts Using Social Media, Digital Tools to Keep Education Afloat After Hurricanes

In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, school districts are using digital communication tools and online learning options to update and connect with parents, students, and teachers. (September 12, 2017)

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Could an App Help Teachers Recognize Their Own Biases?

A Michigan State University professor has designed an app that helps teachers recognize their implicit biases using data collected from their own classrooms. (September 14, 2017)

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Market Brief

Cloud Computing Market Poised to Grow in Education Sector, Report Finds

As more schools and universities embrace online learning, cloud computing’s popularity is on the rise, according to a new report by Technavio. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (September 15, 2017)

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