Teaching Students to De-Stress Over Testing

School districts and researchers are searching for ways to help students cope with test anxiety and other schooling stresses. (May 24, 2017)

Student Testing: What's Next

Trump K-12 Priorities on Full Display in 2018 Budget Pitch

The president's spending plan for the Education Department aims to advance school choice on a number of fronts, but would slash funding deeply overall. (May 26, 2017)

New Report Names the Best Cities to Live in if You're a Teacher

(May 26, 2017)

How Much Math Anxiety Is Too Much?

(May 25, 2017)

Do Digital Games Improve Children’s Math Skills?

(May 23, 2017)

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  • Seth Hatfield, a Belfry, Ky., sophomore, flies a drone. Prospects for a drone port near Belfry make him hopeful for high-tech career options after college. -—Tim Webb for Education Week
  • Teacher Haridas Chandran, with students Autumn Gibson and Hatfield, runs a lab at Belfry High School where students learn a range of high-tech skills. —Tim Webb for Education Week

Ky. Betting on Drones to Stem 'Brain Drain'

Districts in the Kentucky's coal country are pushing for a $50 million complex where students master high-tech skills that would lure them back home for jobs after college. (May 24, 2017)

What Happens When Kids Make The Tests?

(May 24, 2017)

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Opinion

We Need More STEM Teachers; Higher Ed. Can Help

Four recommendations could encourage college STEM majors to pursue classroom teaching and help fill the void, say three researchers. (May 23, 2017)

In the School Choice Debate, Both Sides Are Right

School choice proponents and backers of traditional public schools are talking past each other, writes Robert Maranto. (May 19, 2017)

Noticeable Shifts in the Big Questions on Students' Minds

When students predict the future through poetry, what do they write about? Their growing concerns for humanity, says Ariel Sacks. (May 25, 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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Seat Belts on School Buses—Imperative or Impractical?

Amid renewed concerns about safety, a record number of states are considering legislation to add seat belts to school buses, sparking a controversial and emotional debate. Read more.

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Digital Directions

Questions Over New Construction Projects Raise Worries About E-Rate's Future

About 100 mostly rural districts planning to use federal dollars to build new fiber-optic networks are now in limbo, causing uncertainty about the E-rate program. (May 17, 2017)

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Teacher

Harnessing the Power of the Cellphone in Class

Instead of viewing cellphones as a nuisance, Curtis White allows his students to use apps and tech tools for deeper classroom learning and collaboration. (May 17, 2017)

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FCC Makes First Move Toward Weakening Net Neutrality Protections

The FCC voted to move forward with a public notice that proposes weakening protections on net neutrality, in a move that some school organizations oppose. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 19, 2017)

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