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A Dispatch From the Outgoing U.S. Education Secretary

In his final Commentary as education secretary, John B. King Jr. considers the state of American schooling. (January 17, 2017)

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Ed. Scholars Are Talking Past the Public

Education researchers must champion why their research matters and engage unlikely allies outside of the academy, writes David R. Garcia. (January 11, 2017)

The Steep Price of Political Homogeneity

Policymakers are less likely to support a university that appears hostile to roughly half of the electorate, argues Joshua Dunn. (January 11, 2017)

Education Research Needs a Policy Makeover

Researchers must commit to ensuring that their classrooms are welcoming to students of all political stripes, writes Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj. (January 11, 2017)

Why Ed. Scholarship Could Soon Be Sidelined

(January 11, 2017)

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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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The 10 Key Elements of Transformational Coaching

Instructional coaches are supportive partners in the classroom. Linda Yaron shares some key foundations of coaching that transform the classroom into a place of reflection and collaborative dialogue. (January 10, 2017)

What Children Know That Adults Don't: Celebrating the Magic of Childhood

Justin Minkel encourages teachers to incorporate the creative wonder of childhood into their classrooms to make space for student individuality and help develop a love for learning. (January 10, 2017)

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