U.S. Treads Water in International PISA Test

U.S. teenagers have flatlined on the tests of science and reading, and declined in math, on the Program for International Student Assessment, which compares how dozens of countries stack up. (December 6, 2016)

Do 'Digital Natives' Prefer Paper Books to E-Books?

Some experts predicted that e-books and digital devices would turn print books into relics, but that hasn’t happened—at least not yet. (December 5, 2016)

The Changing Face of Literacy

Warning Sounded on Tech Disrupting Student Sleep

(December 2, 2016)

Does Trump's Win Mean the Honeymoon Is Over for GOP, School Groups?

(December 5, 2016)

School Choice: Will Trump Help or Hurt the Cause?

(December 1, 2016)

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Charter Schools Fight Divides the Black Community

Charter schools are often viewed as a lifeline by African-American parents. The NAACP, however, has called for a moratorium on these independently managed public schools. (December 6, 2016)

A Blueprint for Successful Arts Education

(December 6, 2016)

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Opinion

Teachers' Moral Imperative to Challenge Political Hatred

Calling politicians out on their bigotry isn't a matter of bringing politics into the classroom, writes teacher Lucas Jacob. (December 2, 2016)

The Miseducation of Native American Students

The U.S. education system's erasure of Indigenous historical and present realities is damaging to Native students, writes Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. (November 28, 2016)

Boss and Buddy: Can a Leader Be Both?

Challenging inner weaknesses can assist education leaders in determining their natural leadership styles, write Jill Berkowicz and Ann Myers. (December 4, 2016)

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Yearly Special Reports

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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ESSA Explained: Inside the New Federal K-12 Law

The new Every Student Succeeds Act rolls back much of the federal government's big footprint in education policy, on everything from testing and teacher quality to low-performing schools. And it gives new leeway to states in calling the shots.
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Digital Directions

What Is Digital Literacy?

For educators, digital literacy means much more than learning to read online. Here's a guide to understanding it, part of an Education Week special report: "The Changing Face of Literacy." (November 8, 2016)

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How 'Hamilton' Encapsulates My Goals as a Teacher

The popular Broadway musical 'Hamilton' offers important lessons for the classroom, writes teacher Siobhan Gearty. (November 29, 2016)

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Security, Cybersecurity Lead K-12 Purchasing Categories

The fastest growth in procurement solicitations in the third quarter of 2016 was for "public safety" equipment and services, while cybersecurity gets E-rate funding. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (November 23, 2016)

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