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Payoffs Seen in Smooth Transition to Kindergarten

Research shows children and teachers reap tangible benefits down the road when schools ease the way into this crucial early grade. (August 23, 2017)

Breast-Feeding Teachers Struggle to Pump Milk

Returning to the office after maternity leave is never easy for working mothers, but it might be even harder for classroom teachers who want to continue to breast-feed their babies. (August 22, 2017)

LGBT Rights Group Sues Trump Admin. for Records on Transgender Policy Shift

(August 23, 2017)

At a Glance: U.S. Secretaries of Education

(August 21, 2017)

What's at Stake for Schools in the Debt-Ceiling Debate

(August 21, 2017)

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The Legal Landscape for Transgender Students

Schools must consider a patchwork of local, state, and federal policies when determining their obligations to transgender students in areas like access to bathrooms and locker rooms. (August 23, 2017)

What a Transgender Military Ban Could Mean for Students

(August 23, 2017)

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When We Talk About Race, Let's Be Honest

Educators may feel apprehensive about addressing white supremacy, but that doesn’t mean they can stay silent, writes professor Tyrone C. Howard. (August 21, 2017)

Facing Our Confederate Past

The recent events in Charlottesville, Va., demand that Americans rethink how we teach the Civil War, writes historian Melvin Patrick Ely. (August 16, 2017)

An Opening Day Message for Teachers and Leaders

During the bustle of a new school year, Ann Myers and Jill Berkowicz remind educators of the fulfilling aspects of a career in education. (August 23, 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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Helping Immigrant Students Adjust to New Schools, New Lives

To help build linguistic and cultural bridges between educators and the Somali community, school district leaders hired Ahmed Hassan and Bishar Hassan.
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Digital Directions

Ed-Tech Companies Should Open Algorithms to Scrutiny, Report Suggests

A new National Education Policy Center report calls for stronger regulations around the use of algorithms in personalized learning and ed-tech software. (August 17, 2017)

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The Nation's Teaching Force Is Still Mostly White and Female

While a vast majority of the nation’s public school teachers are white women, the latest data from the federal staffing survey shows increasing diversity, and big differences between the teaching force at traditional and charter schools. (August 15, 2017)

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Market Brief

Education Procurement Hits Two-Year High in 2nd Quarter of 2017

Of a dozen industries studied, educational services grew fastest for the second quarter of 2017, increasing 6.1 percent compared to the first quarter, Onvia's research showed. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (August 18, 2017)

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