21st Century Skills
College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says Beyond the Carnegie Unit: Schools Are Already Testing Ways to Measure 'Durable' Skills
If you want students to learn to collaborate, organize, be creative, and communicate, you have to measure it.
Future of Work Opinion How Will AI Automation Affect Career and Technical Education?
It’s always been important to get education right for all students, but the arrival of ChatGPT means it’s now more important than ever.
Future of Work What Skills Should Students Learn in an AI-Powered World?
Five ed-tech company founders discussed how AI will likely change what and how students will learn in school.
Curriculum Opinion Data Science Is the Future. Let's Start Teaching It
The subject needs to be part of rigorous math prep leading to college and careers, argues Freakonomics author Steven D. Levitt.
Future of Work Top U.S. Companies: These Are the Skills Students Need in a Post-Pandemic World
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta, Apple, and others make the case for schools to help students develop resilience, adaptability, and empathy.
College & Workforce Readiness Microsoft, Verizon, and Other Big U.S. Companies Design Their Ideal High School Courses
Education Week asked executives from some of the biggest and fastest-growing companies to design their ideal high school class.
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.