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Meet the 2017 Leaders To Learn From Meet the 2017 Leaders To Learn From
For its 2017 class of Leaders To Learn From, Education Week recognizes 14 bold and committed district leaders who demonstrate a powerful combination of tenacity and humility in bringing about systemwide change to benefit students and educators. Read more.
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Focus on decisions that impact readers’ skill development
Your students are telling you what they need next, you just need to know what to look and listen for. Two renowned educators show you how to mine what readers write and say for clues that guide follow up lessons. See how to inspire students with this free lesson.

Meet the 2017 Honorees
Every year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students in its Leaders To Learn From special report. We are proud to reveal our 2017 honorees. Read more.

How well do your students think and reason? Good Thinking guides you step by step as you lead your students to habits of good argument, persuasion, and reasoning. You'll get practical lessons and activities that are easy to implement and dramatically improve oral and written communication skills. Preview the entire book online!

White House: Transgender-Student Rights Not a Federal Issue; New Guidance Coming White House: Transgender-Student Rights Not a Federal Issue; New Guidance Coming
The Trump administration believes the federal government doesn't have a role in transgender-student rights in schools and plans to issue new guidance, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. Read more.
(Rules for Engagement)
Should Job Shadowing Be a Requirement for Teacher License Renewal?
Ohio teachers may be required to job-shadow at a local business in order to renew their licenses under a provision in Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal. Read more.
(Teacher Beat)
1 in 5 Public School Students in the Class of 2016 Passed an AP Exam 1 in 5 Public School Students in the Class of 2016 Passed an AP Exam
More students, and more low-income students, are taking AP tests than ever before, the College Board reports. Read more.
(Curriculum Matters)

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Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools Superintendent
Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, seeks an individual with visionary leadership and strong administrative skills to lead a district of 2,500 students. The salary will be in the range of $150,000-$165,000 plus an excellent comprehensive benefits package. Apply today.

K-12 Districts, Companies Turning to Rapid-Cycle Evaluations of Products
Faster testing of the effectiveness of ed-tech products can help education companies make better decisions about how to re-shape their products to meet schools’ needs. Preview the article on EdWeek Market Brief.
Without Regulations for a Key ESSA Spending Rule, Here's What Could Happen
(Politics K-12)
ACT Adds Summer Test Date, Matching College Board's Move
(High School & Beyond)
14 States Have New(ish) Arts Standards
(Curriculum Matters)
Louisiana and Ohio Local Superintendents Attempt to Block States' ESSA Plans
(State EdWatch)
Louisiana to Consider New Standards for Teaching Science
(Curriculum Matters)
Head Start Could Be Innovator for Early-Childhood Workforce, Ed. Group Says
(Early Years)
Charter Schools Are Legal, Washington State Judge Rules
(Charters & Choice)
What Are 5 Priorities for Every School Principal?
(Finding Common Ground)
Advice for New Teachers: Bring About Change
(Teacher in a Strange Land)
18 Tips for Making Blended Learning More Student-Centered
(Vander Ark on Innovation)
A Cage-Busting Curriculum for Teachers
(Rick Hess Straight Up)
Improving Life and Learning With Design Thinking
(EdTech Researcher)
Strategies for Launching After-School-Language Programs
(Global Learning)
Creating a Learning Community at California's Education Department
(On California)
1. Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and Least)? (Teacher Beat)
2. When School Doesn't Seem Fair, Students May Suffer Lasting Effects
3. Mom, Can You Pleeeease Record Me? (Finding Common Ground)
4. Sesame Street Plans Social-Emotional Learning Program for Refugee Children (Rules for Engagement)
5. Feeling Slighted, District of Columbia Teachers Fire Back at Betsy DeVos (Politics K-12)

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