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In an ever-shrinking world, global competency is essential for both educators and their students, writes Fernando M. Reimers.
August 3, 2016 – Education Week
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 – Education Week
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 – AP
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 21, 2016 – Education Week
The language of the Every Students Succeeds Act could shortchange students in Title I schools, writes Teach Plus Executive Vice President Alice Johnson Cain.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
An 8th grade history teacher discusses what his students understand about today's rancorous political climate and what adults would do well to remember.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
Ethics, particularly bioethics, offers an opportunity to both prepare students for difficult life decisions and deepen their academic engagement, writes Emory University's James Wagner.
July 14, 2016 – Education Week
The reasoning behind Britain's vote to leave the European Union may sound familiar to those in American public education, writes Adam Kirk Edgerton.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on race-conscious admissions provides important guidance on how districts can further diversify their schools, write Erica Frankenberg and Liliana M. Garces.
July 20, 2016 – Education Week
The Next Generation Science Standards require a different approach to teaching, but they embrace ideas long considered best practices in science instruction, writes Lauren Madden.
July 5, 2016 – Education Week

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