Educators Add Insights to Social-Emotional Research

Educators and researchers are working together to shape the next phase of research around social-emotional learning and student engagement. (July 25, 2017)

Texas Senate Approves 'Bathroom Bill' to Limit Transgender Access

If Texas enacts the bill, the state will become just the second to place limitations on transgender students' restroom access in public schools. (July 26, 2017)

After Proposing $9 Billion Cut, Trump Making Salary Donation to Ed. Dept.

(July 26, 2017)

More Children Living in Safer, Healthier Homes, Federal Data Show

(July 26, 2017)

Are States Taking the Trump Ed. Dept.'s ESSA Critiques to Heart? Not Always

(July 26, 2017)

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What Has Betsy DeVos Actually Accomplished?

The U.S. secretary of education is finding little traction on school choice, key personnel, or in using her megaphone to broaden the administration's K-12 audience. (July 26, 2017)

Is Social-Emotional Learning a Hoax? Readers Respond

(July 26, 2017)

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Trump Budget Endangers STEM Learning

Cutting funding for out-of-school STEM enrichment programs will put some students further behind, argues funding expert Ron Ottinger of STEM Next. (July 25, 2017)

Are We Asking Enough of High School Graduates?

High school graduation requirements are inconsistent and often lax, writes the national policy director of Students for Education Reform. (July 20, 2017)

Demoralization of Teachers Grows

The culture of standardized tests is damaging the teaching profession, says Walt Gardner. (July 26, 2017)

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Yearly Reports

Meet the 2017 Leaders To Learn From

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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Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Takes the World Stage

After visa issues, an all-girls team from Afghanistan finally reached the U.S. to participate in a robotics competition.
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Digital Directions

FCC Nominees Grilled by Lawmakers on E-Rate, Net Neutrality

Democratic lawmakers on a U.S. Senate committee probed Republican FCC nominees' positions on the E-rate program and net neutrality. (July 19, 2017)

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AFT Chief: DeVos' Choice Proposals Are 'Polite Cousins of Segregation'

After Randi Weingarten's impassioned speech, critics have begun calling for the teachers' union president's resignation. (July 20, 2017)

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School Finance Leaders Look in Spending Data for Paths to Equity

Analyzing spending at the school level is a goal of the Every Student Succeeds Act, but comparing schools in a meaningful way is likely to require an investment in technology and training. (July 18, 2017)

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