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10 Disruptions That Will Revolutionize Education

Artificial intelligence, learning avatars, and other innovations will be game-changers for education in the coming years, writes researcher Peter W. Cookson Jr. (October 10, 2017)

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This Is Not the Time for Teachers to Be Timid

As America's cultural fabric continues to fray, educators play an important role in helping students process difficult events, writes Bruce Fuller.

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Civics Education Shouldn't Put Students to Sleep

Strengthening our democracy requires students understand some basic facts about government, including how it works, argue two civics-education advocates. (October 10, 2017)

Arts Integration Is a Sucker's Game

Turning "STEM" into "STEAM" won't stop arts from getting squeezed out of the curriculum, cautions researcher Jay P. Greene. (October 2, 2017)

There's Something Missing From STEM Learning

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OpEducation Blog: Science Learning Under the Microscope

To round out our recent Focusing In on Science Learning package, the Commentary editors asked six business, STEM, and education leaders to respond to the following question: What is missing from the discussion around ensuring all students have access to well-trained and qualified science teachers? (October 25, 2016)

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Q&As With K-12 Thought Leaders

Read insights from some of the K-12 field's most prominent education scholars, leaders, and practitioners. Education Week and Education Week Teacher have gathered years of valuable interviews reflecting some of the most pressing issues in K-12 schooling. (April 19, 2016)

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Beyond Bias: Countering Stereotypes in Schools

In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers.

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Your Words Matter, But Your Silence Matters More

In these turbulent times, teachers should speak up and use inclusive language to make their classrooms safe environments for all students, writes Daniella Suárez. (October 11, 2017)

'Our Students' Relationships Start With Our Own': A Special Educator’s Open Letter to Teachers

Special education teachers sometimes feel left out, but it doesn’t have to be that way, says Sasha Long. Here are eight things general education teachers should keep in mind. (October 11, 2017)


Commentary Collections

Arts education is a discipline in transition. In this Commentary collection, a range of researchers, professors, and practitioners argue their case for arts education's path forward. (October 2, 2017)

With the release of the 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings and on the eve of the Donald Trump presidency, Frederick M. Hess and others weigh in on "the leftward tilt" of education scholarship. (January 11, 2017)

Past and current district superintendents, a principal, and two founders of trauma-informed programs reflect on proven strategies that are making a difference in the lives of children and adults. (December 13, 2016)

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