Sneak Peek: Meet a 2017 Leader to Learn From

Clyde McBride, the director of career and technical education in Kayenta, Ariz., runs a powerhouse pre-veterinary-sciences program that gives Navajo students hands-on experience. Each year, Education Week shines a spotlight on outstanding school district leaders. We are excited to unveil three honorees early. (December 7, 2016)

U.S. Treads Water in International PISA Test

U.S. teenagers have flatlined on the tests of science and reading, and declined in math, on the Program for International Student Assessment, which compares how dozens of countries stack up. (December 6, 2016)

Budget Deal Addresses Flint, Vouchers; Punts on Big K-12 Funding Issues

(December 7, 2016)

Obama Administration Releases Final Testing Regulations for ESSA

(December 7, 2016)

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Are We Criminalizing Our Students?

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A Blueprint for Successful Arts Education

New partnerships and investments in young people's creative capital can rejuvenate arts education, writes EdVestors CEO Laura Perille. (December 6, 2016)

Teachers' Moral Imperative to Challenge Political Hatred

Calling politicians out on their bigotry isn't a matter of bringing politics into the classroom, argues teacher Lucas Jacob. (December 2, 2016)

Comparative Education Work Should Begin at Home

The release of the 2015 PISA results has led to misleading comparisons between the United States and top-scoring nations, says James E. Ryan. (December 7, 2016)

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Yearly Special Reports

Teachers Still Struggling to Use Tech to Transform Instruction, Survey Finds

Technology Counts 2016

The 2016 edition of Education Week’s long-running Technology Counts report combines in-depth reporting and insight from an original national survey to reveal how teachers approach integrating technology into the classroom and their overall confidence in education technology.

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ESSA Explained: Inside the New Federal K-12 Law

The new Every Student Succeeds Act rolls back much of the federal government's big footprint in education policy, on everything from testing and teacher quality to low-performing schools. And it gives new leeway to states in calling the shots.
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Digital Directions

What Is Digital Literacy?

For educators, digital literacy means much more than learning to read online. Here's a guide to understanding it, part of an Education Week special report: "The Changing Face of Literacy." (November 8, 2016)

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How 'Hamilton' Encapsulates My Goals as a Teacher

The popular Broadway musical 'Hamilton' offers important lessons for the classroom, writes teacher Siobhan Gearty. (November 29, 2016)

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Market Brief

Security, Cybersecurity Lead K-12 Purchasing Categories

The fastest growth in procurement solicitations in the third quarter of 2016 was for "public safety" equipment and services, while cybersecurity gets E-rate funding. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (November 23, 2016)

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