Data Looms Large in Quest for School-Quality Indicator

States are looking hard at what it will take to gather the right information for a new indicator of school quality or student success under the Every Student Succeeds Act. (July 25, 2016)

Would Clinton Mirror Obama on K-12 Issues?

Being seen as too close to President Barack Obama on K-12 could hurt presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in wooing supporters of her primary rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. (July 24, 2016)

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Digital Devices Could Impact Common-Core Test Results

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How the Common Core Re-Mapped the Way I Teach Writing

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Career-Tech in Action at Cleveland Boys & Girls Club

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  • Donald Trump arrives at the Quicken Loans Arena for Wednesday evening's session of the Republican National Convention. –Swikar Patel/Education Week
  • Age 17, Jace Lequerre of Vermont is the youngest delegate attending the Republican National Convention. –Swikar Patel/Education Week
  • Signs are hoisted by supporters of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday night. –Swikar Patel/Education Week
  • Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence addresses the Republican National Convention Wednesday night. –Swikar Patel/Education Week
  • Delegates cheer during speeches Thursday night at the Republican National Convention. –Swikar Patel/Education Week
  • Surrounded by their families, Donald Trump and Mike Pence watch the traditional balloon drop at the close of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. –Swikar Patel/Education Week

Focus on the Republican National Convention

A member of the Education Week team that is chronicling the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Associate Director of Photography Swikar Patel offers his unique view of the event. (July 25, 2016)

New Federal Data Explore Education Disparities

(July 21, 2016)

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Nonacademic Skills Are Necessary for Learning

Before K-12 leaders measure social-emotional learning in the classroom, educators must prepare to help students develop those skills, writes K. Brooke Stafford-Brizard. (July 22, 2016)

American Politics Through the Eyes of an 8th Grader

An 8th grade history teacher discusses what his students understand about today's rancorous political climate and what adults would do well to remember. (July 19, 2016)

How to Score High on the SAT Essay

In scoring the new SAT's optional essay, graders aren't permitted to exercise sufficient personal judgment, writes Walt Gardner. (July 22, 2016)

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Election 2016 Is a Real Civics Lesson for Students

This year's presidential campaign, with its heated rhetoric and reality-TV tone, presents a challenge for U.S. Government teachers. How are educators teaching the election? Read more.

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Digital Directions

As Pokémon Go Becomes a Sensation, Ed. Experts Weigh Pros and Cons

Proponents point to increased attention to cultural landmarks and opportunities to weave math and reading into the game, but skeptics raise concerns about data privacy and pricing. (July 18, 2016)

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Study: Teachers Are Wary of Using Robots in Class, Despite Seeing Benefits

A small European study found that teachers think educational robots have benefits for students, but they're skeptical of fitting robots into the curriculum and using limited class time. (July 13, 2016)

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K12 Reaches Settlement With Calif. AG, But Acrimony Remains

The office of California's state attorney general has settled a complaint with online provider K12 over allegations the company made false claims. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 8, 2016)

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