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I Witnessed the Real Crime in Atlanta's Schools

The culprit in U.S. schools is high-stakes testing, not educators who made bad decisions, writes Arthur Richard Greenberg. (July 2, 2015)

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Education Scholars: Challenging Racial Injustice Begins With Us

The recent police violence in McKinney, Texas, and elsewhere should be a clarion call to colleges of education to confront patterns of racial injustice, writes Nicole Nguyen. (June 17, 2015)

Children With Severe Illnesses Deserve a Real Education

As medical advancements improve the life expectancy for children with life-threatening illnesses, the education programs available to these students are not keeping up, writes Meghaan Ferreira. (June 26, 2015)

How to Confront America's International Skills Gap

Waning public support for standards and assessments signals a troubling move toward "education disarmament," writes Christopher T. Cross. (June 24, 2015)

Football or Music? What's the Best K-12 Investment?

(June 23, 2015)

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OpEducation Blog: Confronting Racial Injustice in Schools

In concert with Nicole Nguyen's recent Commentary, "Education Scholars: Challenging Racial Injustice Begins With Us," Education Week opinion editors asked five education practitioners and researchers to respond to the following prompt: Are there steps the K-12 community can take to change the current narrative around race? At whose feet does the responsibility for dismantling racial violence lie? (June 30, 2015)

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We asked Education Week readers to send us their original haiku about schools, teaching, learning ... anything related to education.

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Becoming a Better Public Speaker: Tips From the Greats

Former Florida Teacher of the Year Megan Allen shares a few lessons to help teacher leaders feel better prepared for public presentations. (July 1, 2015)

Why You Should Teach Abroad

As an American educator working in Spain, Anna Cherry found that teaching abroad helped her better understand teaching at home. (June 23, 2015)

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Commentary Collections

This special collection of Commentaries reflects a range of perspectives on parents’ opting their children out of tests. (June 9, 2015)

In this special Commentary package, five educators discuss the realities of common-core implementation from the frontlines, highlighting both challenges and opportunities. (March 23, 2015)

In this special package from Education Week Commentary, educators and advocates discuss the arts in K-12 education. Regular contributing artists illustrate the package, which includes a video that explores the role of the arts in classroom engagement. (December 2, 2014)

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