Politics and Policy

Education Is Political. Can Teachers Afford Not to Be?

Even teachers actively trying to influence policy can be reluctant to call themselves political. Some aren't sure teaching and politics can even coexist. (May 1, 2015)

A Teacher's Role in Fighting Racism

Responding to protests and rioting in Baltimore, Gary Hamilton says that teachers need to give students a space to discuss racism and process their emotions. (April 29, 2015)

Librarians' Roles Shift to Meet Digital Demands

A school district in Vancouver, Wash., has recast the duties of librarians to serve as experts in technology and blended learning strategies, capable of training peers on the use of digital tools. (April 13, 2015)

Pencils Down, Minds On

(April 30, 2015)

The Network for Public Education. Repeat: Public.

(April 30, 2015)


An experienced school leader shares key steps to achieving school excellence. (04/29 09:47 am)

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Academic Discussions: Analyzing Complex Texts

In this 8th grade classroom, English-language learners engage in academic conversations, practicing "talk moves" like adding onto each others' responses, asking questions, and agreeing with what others say.


Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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