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New SAT Yields Higher Scores, But Don't Be Fooled

A record number of students from the class of 2017 took the revised SAT. But don’t try comparing this year’s scores to last year’s. (September 26, 2017)

Can HBCUs Help Diversify the Teaching Force?

A new network is working to make minority-serving institutions a major player in efforts to diversify the profession. (September 25, 2017)

Betsy DeVos: Principals Should Be Able to Focus on People, Not Paperwork

(September 26, 2017)

More States Are Making It Easier to Transfer Your Teaching License

(September 25, 2017)

Inside ESSA Plans: What Are States Doing About Goals and Timelines?

(September 25, 2017)

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Why We Can't Give Up on Our Public Schools (Q&A)

Though public education is far from perfect, it needs our unequivocal support to improve, say educators Deborah Meier and Emily Gasoi. (September 25, 2017)

This Banned Book Week, Teaching Banned Books Isn't Enough

On controversial topics, teachers should focus on not just what they teach, but how they teach it, writes Jonna Perrillo. (September 25, 2017)

Football, Head Injuries, and a School Leader's Choices

With research on the long-lasting brain injuries in football players, Jill Berkowitz and Ann Myers write that school leaders need to make difficult decisions about the future of their football programs. (September 24, 2017)

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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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Second-Year Teachers Share Advice for Rookies

Two high school teachers read tweets with advice for new teachers and share their own lessons learned from their first year in the classroom.
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Digital Directions

Personalized Learning a Big Challenge in High School Redesign, RAND Finds

A new RAND evaluation of Opportunity by Design high schools found barriers to customizing instruction and implementing "mastery-based" progressions. (September 21, 2017)

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Teachers Are Quitting Because They're Dissatisfied. That's a Crisis, Scholars Say

There's a teacher turnover rate of about 16 percent, and it's mostly because of teachers' dissatisfaction with their jobs, according to the Learning Policy Institute. (September 20, 2017)

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Market Brief

District Officials Think They Know Open Ed. Resources, But Grasp Is Surface-Level, Survey Finds

About half the nation's school district administrators have at least a general awareness of open educational resources, but their understanding drops when they're asked specific questions that get beyond a surface-level understanding of those materials. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (September 25, 2017)

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