U.S. Guidelines Address Students With ADHD

The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidelines aimed at preventing schools from discriminating against the growing numbers of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (July 27, 2016)

Hillary Clinton's Child-Advocacy Work Takes Convention Spotlight

Former President Bill Clinton capped a night of speeches at the Democratic convention making his wife's efforts the centerpiece of the party's case for sending her to the White House. (July 27, 2016)

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Why My Math Students Will Write a Lot Next Year

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For Teachers' Unions, Tensions Simmer Over Direction of Democrats' Ed. Policies

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Data Looms Large in Quest for School-Quality Indicator

(July 25, 2016)

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Summer Programs Help First-Gen. College-Goers

Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college. (July 26, 2016)

We Should Measure Students' Noncognitive Skills

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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)

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)

The Democratic Platform: More of a Victory for Reformers Than It Seems

What does the Democratic platform mean for education reform? Douglas Harris has four takeaways. (July 25, 2016)

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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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