Changes to Access on edweek.org – Frequently Asked Questions

How many stories can I read per month?

What are the benefits of free registration on your site?

What stories will I be able to get for free?

Does every page count against my ten story limit?

What happens when I reach my story limit during the month?

If I read the same story multiple times, will it count multiple times against my ten story limit?

How will I know when I have reached my story limit?

If I am a paid subscriber, do I have a story limit?


How many stories can I read per month?
Readers who choose to register and login get access to 10 stories per month. Education Week Premium Online and Premium Online + Print subscribers get unlimited access to edweek.org. If you do not want to register or subscribe on edweek.org, you will have very limited access to stories.

What are the benefits of free registration on your site?
After registering, you have access to any 10 stories on edweek.org each month. Other benefits include:

  • Always-fresh news, analysis, and opinions.
  • Access to your 10 free stories from anywhere, on any device.
  • Free timely and topical e-newsletters.
  • Access to the 32+ years of fully-searchable archives.
  • Invitations to free topical webinars.
  • Ability to comment on articles and start discussion with peers.

What stories will I be able to get for free?
You will have access to 10 articles, blog posts, commentaries, opinions, or other stories of your choice each month if you are a registered user. These articles may come from Education Week, Teacher, Digital Directions, or Industry and Innovation. Registration is easy and free, and also allows you to sign up for our free topical e-newsletters. These free e-newsletters are a great way to stay informed. If you are a subscriber, you have unlimited access to stories. Click here for more of what’s available for free.

Does every page count against my ten story limit?
Only the story pages – articles, blogs, and opinions – count against your ten story limit. You will always be able to view the home page, all topics pages, sections, collections, tables of contents, multimedia, and story previews.

What happens when I reach my story limit during the month?
When you reach your story limit, you will be prompted to subscribe to continue reading. At that point, you will still be able to read story previews. Your story limit will be reset on the first day of each calendar month.

If I read the same story multiple times, will it count multiple times against my ten story limit?
You may read a story multiple times during the calendar month, and it will only count once against your story limit. When the next calendar month begins, however, reading that same story will count against your new story limit.

How will I know when I have reached my story limit?
There will be messages on the page that will tell you when you are getting close to your limit, and when you have reached your limit.

If I am a paid subscriber, do I have a story limit?
Paid subscribers, in print and online, have unlimited, site-wide access.

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