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Teachers, Cops, and Conflict: Why We Need to De-Escalate

Sandra Bland's brutal encounter with the police earlier this summer holds lessons for teachers in de-escalating conflict, writes Adam Feinberg. (September 2, 2015)

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We Must Teach for 'Range' and 'Depth'

When it comes to measuring student ability, not everything that counts can be counted, argues education professor James Nehring. (August 25, 2015)

How We Rebuilt New Orleans' Schools 'From Scratch'

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the head of New Orleans' Recovery School District, Patrick Dobard, describes how the city is transforming its schools. (August 25, 2015)

New Orleans' Path to Education Equity

Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu: The New Orleans charter school experience offers a model in upending racial inequity. (August 25, 2015)

Colorblind Education Is the 'Wrong Response'

(August 25, 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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Teachers and District Leaders Should Work Together

Teachers need not be intimidated by administrators when working on collaboration for the future, says teacher mentor Precious Crabtree. (August 25, 2015)

Teaching the Quiet Child in the Classroom

Fearing she is doing them a disservice, English teacher Sherry Armstrong looks for ways to encourage her shy students without aggravating them. (August 19, 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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