New Look at Suspension Data Pinpoints Disparities

Minorities and students with disabilities are disciplined at a disproportionate rate, researchers say, and there are wide variations among states and districts. (March 5, 2015)

New Teachers' Academic Ability on the Rise, N.Y. Study Shows

The average combined math and verbal SAT scores of new teachers in New York state schools rose over the last decade, a new study finds. (March 5, 2015)

Review Finds Most Math Curricula Out of Sync With Common Core

(March 4, 2015)

Blended-Learning Approach Makes Teachers Facilitators

(March 4, 2015)

Transforming Teachers' Roles

Hillary Clinton's K-12 Record Could Be Campaign Fodder

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Houston Sets Bar for Digital Transformation

Superintendent Terry B. Grier and technology chief Lenny J. Schad are partnering on a patient approach to achieving a bold vision for digitally driven learning. (March 5, 2015)

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Teacher Education Group Asserts 'Crisis of Confidence' in Accreditor

(March 5, 2015)

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Teacher Tenure: An Innocent Victim of Vergara

School administrators, not teacher tenure laws, are responsible for "ineffective" educators, writes former teacher and principal David Finley. (March 4, 2015)

'Annie' Movie Remake Is Accurate, Sadly

The portrayal of a retooled Annie as poor, black, and illiterate is a realistic portrayal, writes Lydia Carlis. ​ (March 2, 2015)

The Word 'No' Holds Power for Ed-Tech Startup Entrepreneurs

With limited time and money, doing fewer things well can pay off big for ed-tech entrepreneurs, says Will Morris. (March 3, 2015)

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Leaders To Learn From: Discover. Aspire. Lead.

Education Week is recognizing school district leaders who seize on good ideas and execute them well in their school systems. Learn more.

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Digital Directions

Feds Unveil 'Terms of Service' for Data Privacy

Federal officials have issued guidance to help districts review the merits of the "terms of service" on privacy issues offered by educational technology vendors. (February 27, 2015)

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Teachers Favor Students With Similar Personalities

A German study shows that teachers tend to favor those students whose personalities closely match their own. (February 27, 2015)

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FCC Votes 3-2 to Protect Net Neutrality, Prevent 'Fast Lanes'

School and library officials applauded the FCC's action, because they believe it prevents their institutions from being relegated to a "slow lane" of Internet service. (February 26, 2015)

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