The Challenge of Creating Schools That Work for All

One high-achieving school works to get a handle on the racial- and income-based disparities that continue to divide its students. (March 28, 2017)

School Shooting Survivor Opposes Arming Teachers

Retired principal John Moffatt, who was shot by a student in Lewistown, Mont., says arming teachers and school staff is not the right way to respond to the threat of school shootings. (March 27, 2017)

Will High Court Ruling Raise Expectations for Special Ed.?

(March 24, 2017)

Parents See Benefits in Special Education Vouchers

(March 24, 2017)

School Closures: What Do They Mean for Students and Communities?

(March 27, 2017)

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School Rape Case Heightens Immigration Debate

The alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in a Rockville, Md., high school has exploded into outrage over immigration as the two suspects are undocumented immigrant students from Central America. (March 24, 2017)

What Would Trump's Proposed Cut to Teacher Funding Mean for Schools?

(March 28, 2017)

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Opinion

Six Ways to Improve High School Graduation Rates

Research shows that a student's smooth transition into high school is a predictor of academic success, write John Gomperts and Jenny Nagaoka. (March 27, 2017)

Why Are We Criminalizing Black Students?

School resource officers are making racial disparities in discipline worse, not better, argues UCLA professor Tyrone C. Howard. (March 22, 2017)

What Teachers Can Do to Help Vulnerable Students Thrive

Teachers must show students they are welcomed, loved, and protected, especially when the world sends a different signal, says teacher Nate Bowling. (March 27, 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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High-Quality Preschool Gives Military Families Peace of Mind

Military families enjoy some of the best—and most inexpensive—child care in the country. What can others in the early education space learn from military preschools? Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza reports from Camp Lejeune in N.C.
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Digital Directions

Appalacia Has STEM Jobs. Will Students Have the Skills to Fill Them?

In Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, employers in the energy-extraction industry seek workers with "middle-level skills" in STEM fields. (March 22, 2017)

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A Call for Fewer Screens in the Classroom

Educational technology has its place, but paper can also engage students and transform learning, Amy Williams writes. (March 21, 2017)

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'Open' Ed. Provider Steps Into English/Language Arts Market

Open Up Resources, a nonprofit vowing to compete with commercial publishers for contracts, is partnering with EL Education to provide English/language arts content. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 24, 2017)

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