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Kids' Sleep Problems Linked to Attention Disorders

New findings suggest a link between sleep problems and ADHD. Will they intensify debates over school start times? (September 22, 2017)

Do 'Active-Shooter' Drills Prepare or Scare?

As they use more-elaborate safety drills to prepare for a gunman on campus, schools face a profound challenge: how to prepare young students for the worst without stoking fear. (September 21, 2017)

DeVos Kills Obama-Era Guidance on Title IX and Sexual Assault

(September 22, 2017)

Bill Goodling, Influential U.S. House Republican on Education, Dies at 89

(September 22, 2017)

Your One-Stop Shop for ESSA Info on Teachers, Testing, and More

(September 21, 2017)

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School Shooting Had Familiar Patterns

While every act of school violence has unique attributes, the shooting at Freeman High School in Washington state followed some patterns that have been common in other attacks. What can be learned from it? (September 22, 2017)

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

(September 22, 2017)

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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)

A Teacher's Struggle With Student Anxiety

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

Disasters: Pairing Prevention With Preparedness in the Classroom

Teachers should use global competence as a lens to teach students how to prevent and prepare for disasters, Jayne Madamba Speich writes. (September 21, 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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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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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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