21st Century Skills
College & Workforce Readiness Microsoft, Verizon, and Other Big U.S. Companies Design Their Ideal High School Courses
Education Week asked senior executives from some of the biggest and fastest-growing companies in the United States that question. You might be surprised by what they had to say.
College & Workforce Readiness Students' 'Dream Jobs' Out of Sync With Emerging Economy
A new 41-country study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development finds that students’ career expectations are stuck in the last century.
College & Workforce Readiness Teens Feel Ready for College, But Not So Much for Work
High schoolers believe that their educational experience is getting them ready for college. But they're less certain that their coursework is preparing them for the world of work.
Curriculum Can Media Literacy Combat 'Truth Decay'? What Teachers Should Know
A new RAND Corporation report found that there isn't universal agreement on which skills are part of media literacy—making it difficult to evaluate and compare educational programs.
International Opinion Four Ways to Bring Community Support to Your School
Guest blogger Christine Powell shares four strategies she learned in Singapore for community involvement in schools.
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Connecting Students to the World Through Food Studies
Ideas for integrating food into the classroom from guest blogger Sarah Anderson.
Teaching Profession Opinion Innovate, Iterate, Improve: Lessons From Three Education Systems
Three cities used improvement science to implement new reform measures. Guest blogger Christina Russell shares some lessons learned.
Equity & Diversity Opinion Students Making an Impact: Global-Scholar Programs in the Midwest
Students can earn a "global distinction" on their high school diploma by completing a capstone project. Annette Cowart explains what this means for districts.