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Public Teachers Miss More Days Than Charter Teachers

A lower percentage of teachers are "chronically absent" in charter schools than in other public schools, says a new report. It attributes the differences to collective bargaining. (September 20, 2017)

How Houston Got Its Schools Back Online After the Hurricane

The Houston school district’s technology chief, Lenny Schad, shares lessons about how his 216,000-student system responded to Hurricane Harvey, which besieged the community. (September 20, 2017)

Q&A: One-on-One With Ed. Sec. Betsy DeVos

(September 19, 2017)

Rivalries, Political Infighting Marked ESSA Planning

(September 19, 2017)

Schools Making 'Extraordinary Progress' With High-Speed Internet Access

(September 19, 2017)

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Hurricane-Ravaged Schools Turn to Tech

School leaders and teachers in districts upended by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have relied on Twitter, Facebook, and learning platforms to get messages and academic lessons to families and students. (September 19, 2017)

Immigrant Students Internalize Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

(September 20, 2017)

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A Teacher's Struggle With Student Anxiety

As anxiety diagnoses soar among students, do teaching methods need an upgrade? wonders one veteran high school teacher. (September 18, 2017)

Don't Stifle Conflict in the Classroom

Students need to learn how to hash out an argument rather than pick a side, argues author Alfie Kohn. (September 15, 2017)

Let's Be Honest: Professional Bullying in Schools Is a Thing

Students aren’t the only ones who face bullies at school. Teacher Angie Miller has five tips for educators to combat professional bullying. (September 14, 2017)

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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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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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