Newtown Set to Open New Sandy Hook Building

Newtown officials will open a new Sandy Hook Elementary School this week to replace the building where a gunman killed 26 people and himself in December 2012. (July 29, 2016)

Clinton: I Sweat the Policy Details on Ed., Children's Issues

The Democratic presidential nominee's Thursday speech on the night she accepted her party's nod capped a four-day convention during which many speakers praised her work for disadvantaged children. (July 29, 2016)

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Oklahoma Teachers Oppose Special Session for Potential Pay Raise

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N.J. Program Fast-Tracks New Physics Teachers

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Summer Programs Help First-Gen. College-Goers

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers her acceptance speech on the final night of the Democratic National Convention on July 28 in Philadelphia. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week
  • Sylvia Crier, a delegate to the Democratic National Convention from New Orleans, waits for the next speaker on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week
  • Balloons cascade onto Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine during the final night of the Democratic National Convention. –Deanna Del Ciello/Education Week

Focus on the Democratic National Convention

A member of the Education Week team covering this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, multimedia producer Deanna Del Ciello offers her unique view of the event. This gallery will be updated throughout the convention proceedings. (July 26, 2016)

Turning Students Into Global Citizens

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We Should Measure Students' Noncognitive Skills

Noncognitive skills are worth measuring and there are reliable tools to do so, writes a former principal turned consultant Jonathan E. Martin. (July 27, 2016)

U.S. Secretary of Ed.: Let's Educate, Not Incarcerate

The return on investment in education has grown in recent decades, so why does our spending on incarceration outpace aid to education, asks John B. King Jr. (July 26, 2016)

3 Reasons We May Never Be Like Finland

Peter DeWitt highlights three cultural differences that continue to separate the educational systems of the United States and Finland. (July 29, 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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Researchers Target Brain-Scanning Technology to Improve Ed. Software

A team at Carnegie Mellon University is using brain-activity patterns to better understand the mental processes students use to solve math problems. (July 22, 2016)

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Educator-Author Launches 'Starter Kit' Email Resource for New Teachers

Roxanna Elden, a former teacher who created a popular email series of encouragement for educators in 2015, returns with online support for first-year teachers in their first days of school. (July 26, 2016)

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Companies that make it to $100 million in revenue in the K-12 marketplace have ed-tech products that fit easily into the existing workflow of classrooms. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 26, 2016)

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