How Parents Widen—or Shrink—Academic Gaps

Middle-class parents are more adept than low-income families at navigating the social networks that link their children to school opportunities. (April 24, 2017)

Hidden Inequities

Trump's First 100 Days: How Does He Stack Up to Obama, Bush?

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has made some notable moves on K-12, but his early days look different in many respects than those of his two most immediate predecessors. (April 24, 2017)

What Is 'Transfer of Learning'?

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Key Takeaways: State ESSA Plans

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Voices in the Field: Education Researchers Join D.C. March for Science

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Veterinary Program Helps Navajo Students

At Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Ariz., students from the Navajo Nation get hands-on instruction in caring for animals. Director Clyde McBride discusses how the program helps prepare students for success. (April 24, 2017)

Advice From a Formerly Homeless Youth

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Opinion

How to Hire a Superintendent Who Will Stick Around

Here are five common pitfalls when hiring new district leadership and how to avoid them, writes Cathy Mincberg. (April 21, 2017)

The Trump Budget Puts America's Students Last

Proposed Trump budget cuts would be devastating for low-income students and magnify summer learning loss, says Margaret McKenna. (April 20, 2017)

College Is the Wrong Choice for Many Students

With college enrollment deadlines fast approaching, high school seniors shouldn’t feel compelled to attend a four-year school, argues Walt Gardner. (April 21, 2017)

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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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Digital Directions

'Personalized Learning' Guidebook Geared to Rural Districts' Needs

Personalized learning can bring more courses and instructional experiences to rural communities, but internet access remains a barrier, according to a new guidebook from the Future Ready Schools project. (April 17, 2017)

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Teachers Go Public With Their Resignation Letters

Scripted lessons, an oppressive testing culture, and a punitive evaluation system are the main reasons teachers are heading for the exits, according to analyses of their resignation letters. (April 14, 2017)

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K-12 Schools Could Save Billions by Sharing Ed-Tech Prices, Report Says

The Technology for Education Consortium calculated that some districts paid a price that is 20 to 40 percent higher than other school systems for the same hardware and software. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 12, 2017)

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