Leader Builds Bridges to New Immigrant Communities

With his "teach them all" ethos, Superintendent Jim Rollins is on the leading edge of helping immigrant students and their families find a foothold in Arkansas' Springdale public schools and the broader community. He is recognized as a 2017 Leader To Learn From. (February 24, 2017)

Attention Turns to Courts in Battle Over Transgender-Student Rights

All eyes will be on the Supreme Court later this month when it hears a case that could either expand or curtail the rights of transgender students. (February 24, 2017)

Supreme Court Backs Family in Service-Dog Case

(February 22, 2017)

When School Doesn't Seem Fair, Students May Suffer

(February 21, 2017)

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DeVos: Ed. Establishment Has Blocked Efforts to Fix Schools

The U.S. secretary of education urged attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference to help fight those she said have stymied access to school choice and quality schools. (February 23, 2017)

Don't Play Politics With the Common Core

(February 24, 2017)

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Opinion

Eight Steps to Improve the Ed-Tech Industry

The disconnect between ed-tech products and education research is failing students, writes the president of Teachers College, Columbia University. (February 21, 2017)

Don’t Reduce Transgender Rights to Bathroom Access

Teachers should be aware how transgender students can feel unsafe, even in the classroom, argues Jacob Berglin. (February 17, 2017)

Looking for Deeper Learning in Preschools (Part 1)

In our post-NCLB accountability era, how do we measure success at the preschool level? Guest blogger Kathleen Cushman explores. (February 23, 2017)

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Meet the 2017 Honorees

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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How Can Schools Help Fight Student Homelessness?

Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark reports from one of the poorest districts in Kansas, which employs a unique program to help homeless students and their families.
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Digital Directions

In W.Va., Teachers Turn Trump's 'Fake News' Attacks Into Teachable Moments

At West Virginia's Ripley High, teachers are developing media literacy skills in students who are trying to critically examine allegations about "fake news" and media bias. (February 21, 2017)

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Study: Teacher Satisfaction, Collaboration Are Keys to Student Achievement

Teacher job satisfaction, a schoolwide professional community, and student achievement are all linked in elementary school, a new study says. (February 16, 2017)

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School Spending Rises, But Charters Lag Significantly

In fiscal 2014, school districts' median spending was about $10,300 per student. Only half the states reported charter per-student spending, which was 10 percent less than the district average. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (February 22, 2017)

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