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ACLU Joins Forces With Think Tank on Data Privacy

Despite their ideological differences, the two groups have found common ground in their advocacy for protecting the privacy of student data. (February 9, 2016)

Commenters Clash Over ESSA Rules

As the U.S. Department of Education prepares to craft regulations putting the Every Student Succeeds Act into effect, advocates and policymakers offer differing visions for the path forward. (February 8, 2016)

School-Leadership Positions Increasing, But Deployment Strategies Lacking

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Technology in Education: An Overview

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Obama Budget to Seek New Money to Help Schools Integrate, Sources Say

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  • Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma’s teacher of the year, poses after giving a speech to middle and high school teachers in Glenpool, Okla., including, from left, Tanya Blades, Karen Smalley, and Lori Kapura. A state panel found that Oklahoma has the lowest pay in its region and is losing teachers to neighboring states. —Shane Bevel for Education Week
  • Shawn Sheehan, Oklahoma’s teacher of the year, wants to see swift action to bolster the teaching force. —Shane Bevel for Education Week

Teacher Shortages Put Pressure on Lawmakers

States hungry for teachers weigh a menu of policies aimed at recruiting and retaining educators, among them pay raises, revamped evaluation systems, and bonuses. (February 9, 2016)

Financial Crisis in Chicago's Schools Deepens Discord

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Flint Educator: Our Water Crisis Is a Crisis of Trust

A Flint, Mich., teacher weighs in on how the city's water crisis has damaged more than students' health. (February 8, 2016)

What Are Students Learning on the Football Field?

It's not just concussion awareness that has altered how high schools approach team sports, writes educator John Gerdy. (February 5, 2016)

Did a War on Teachers Lead to New Shortages?

How true is the claim that there have been massive teacher shortages after the Great Recession? Two professors consider. (February 8, 2016)

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At 25, TFA Bridges Generations of Teachers

Teacher Wanda Troutman joined Teach For America's original 1990 corps. Alejandro Diasgranados entered teaching through TFA last year. We asked them to discuss their experiences with each other. View the report.

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'Growth Mindset' Touted by Companies, Ed. Groups in National Campaign

Amazon Education and TenMarks, another business division of the online retailer, have helped launch a website and promotional effort to encourage teachers, students, and parents to change student attitudes about math. (February 2, 2016)

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Now in Super Bowl 50, a Denver Broncos Player Remembers His Teacher's Doubts

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and late-night host Seth Meyers reflected this week on career advice from former teachers. (February 6, 2016)

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Virtual Reality: Poised to Bring Big Changes to Education?

Education is the field most likely to be changed by virtual and augmented reality technology, according to a survey. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (February 3, 2016)

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