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Clearing the Way for Teacher Leadership

Refocusing rigid teacher-evaluation systems is just one way to build capacity for teacher leadership, Barnett Berry says. (October 21, 2014)

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Weingarten: Four Solutions to Public School Problems

Fix, don't close, neighborhood schools, and three other reform ideas can change education for the better, AFT President Randi Weingarten says. (October 21, 2014)

What Reflects a Great School? Not Test Scores

Regie Routman argues that good assessment results can be fleeting, but good leadership never is. (October 21, 2014)

K-12 Leaders: Look for Lessons Outside Schools

Education leaders should look to private and public institutions for the best that leadership has to offer, writes Andy Hargreaves. (October 20, 2014)

Reimagining Early-Childhood Education

(October 14, 2014)

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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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OpEducation Blog: Changing Demographics

This fall will be the first in which white students are no longer the majority population in U.S. public schools. Education Week's Commentary editors asked education experts what, if anything, they think policymakers and educators should keep in mind when considering the changing demographic composition of the American classroom. (August 21, 2014)

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When Teacher Observation Goes Horribly Wrong

In Mark T. Kissling's first year of teaching, it takes an embarrassing moment in the classroom for him to realize the importance of lightening up and not taking things too seriously. (October 14, 2014)

Creating Successful Blended-Learning Classrooms

History teacher Bill Tolley offers tips on adapting to learning environments that combine face-to-face instruction with self-directed online experiences. (October 8, 2014)

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Commentary editors partnered with the National Indian Education Association to invite Native leaders to discuss low rates of high school graduation and among other grim educational outcomes that weigh on Indian Country today.Read more. (May 27, 2014)

Education Week Commentary explores the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, including how questions concerning race continue to play out in K-12 education.Read more. (May 29, 2014)

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Education leaders and others, including first lady Michelle Obama, weigh in on how educators and policymakers can work together to encourage more students—especially minority and low-income youths—to apply to, stick with, and succeed in higher education. Read more. (June 10, 2014)

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