Science Scores Rise for 4th and 8th Grades

Rising test scores and shrinking achievement gaps are among the bright spots in the latest science results from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress. (October 27, 2016)

H.S. Classes Offer Bypass to Remedial Courses

States are increasingly turning to 12th grade transition classes to build academic muscle to help students skip the remedial courses that can diminish their chances of earning a college degree. (October 27, 2016)

Top Public Boarding Schools Urged to Boost Diversity

(October 26, 2016)

Education Groups Call for FCC Action on Huge Tech Resource

(October 26, 2016)

K-12 Education Is Lucky to Be Shut Out of This Election, Some Experts Say

(October 26, 2016)

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Union-Member Teachers Put Muscle Behind Clinton

Along with official endorsements, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is getting shoe-leather help from teachers' union members doing door-to-door campaigning. (October 25, 2016)

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Service Dog Center Stage in Major Special Education Case

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Is STEM Education in Permanent Crisis?

Perpetual and widespread STEM teacher shortages in the Unites States are holding students back, writes UTeach's Michael Marder. (October 26, 2016)

Neuroscience Should Inform School Policies

Adolescent-brain science findings suggest four things that middle and high school teachers should stop doing, says psychologist Thomas Armstrong. (October 19, 2016)

Science Teachers Must Learn the Science of Racial Equity

Good science teachers know the science of race talk, argues Shaun R. Harper, a professor of education at the University of Pennsylvania. (October 25, 2016)

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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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Personalized Learning at Work

At one middle school in Henry County, Ga., students have a designated day to get additional academic support where they need it. Students say the "What I Need" day helps keep them on track.
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Special Report: Personalized Learning: The Next Generation

Education Week examines the expansion of personalized learning in K-12 schools, and the educational and technological challenges ahead for this approach to instruction. (October 18, 2016)

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How Can Teacher-Led P.D. Tackle Equity?

Education Secretary John B. King Jr. had tea with a group of teachers and principals to discuss teacher-led professional development. (October 24, 2016)

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Smarter Balanced Looking for New Fiscal Agent After UCLA Ends Agreement

The University of California, Los Angeles has decided not to renew its work as fiscal agent for the common-core testing consortium. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (October 18, 2016)

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