School Climate & Safety School Shooting Prompts Denver to Bring Back Armed Officers
Denver's superintendent this week said he was ready to face the consequences of going against district policy following two shootings.
Recruitment & Retention Opinion Stop Trying to Recruit Black Teachers Until You Can Retain the Ones You Have
Schools are desperate to recruit Black teachers, writes Bettina L. Love. But do they know how to support them and value their work?
Families & the Community Some Students Are Less Likely to Have Absences Excused. Why That Matters for Schools
Schools' punitive responses to unexcused absences can be counterproductive, a new analysis suggests.
Ed-Tech Policy Congress Tells TikTok CEO: The App Is Bad for Students and Privacy
TikTok spreads misinformation and endangers children’s mental health, lawmakers said.
School & District Management After a Lesson on Michelangelo's David, a Florida Principal Loses Her Job
Parents complained about 6th graders being exposed to images of the famous marble statue of the Biblical figure.
Budget & Finance Q&A How Fair School Funding Became the Unlikely Topic for a Student Podcast
The students' district and others fought against a funding formula they said shortchanged poorer schools.
Kids Understand More From Books Than Screens, But That's Not Always the Case
What the research says about the benefits and drawbacks of reading on screens versus printed text.
Measuring Reading Comprehension Is Hard. Can AI and Adaptive Tools Help?
Artificial intelligence might be able to drive cars. But can it help kids comprehend what they read?
Why Printed Books Are Better Than Screens for Learning to Read: Q&A
UCLA professor Maryann Wolf outlines the best ways to teach reading to kids who have grown up using digital devices.
Reading on Screens for Class Assignments, in Charts
The EdWeek Research Center surveyed teachers nationally to probe how they use digital and printed reading materials.
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Classroom Technology Spotlight Spotlight on Online Learning & Integrity
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Student Achievement Spotlight Spotlight on Online Tutoring
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Families & the Community Video Faced With the Possibility of School Closure, Parents Sprang Into Action
Due to financial challenges, a Texas district was considering closing several schools. These parents came together in search of a solution.
Families & the Community Video How School Districts and Families Can Better Engage With Each Other
Ideas for districts and families looking to build a collaborative and productive relationships.
Student Well-Being Video Teachers, Try This: Strengthen Students' Emotional Intelligence in 1 Minute a Day
This teacher incorporates a daily one-minute mindfulness exercise, and has seen huge benefits for her students, and her classroom community.
Teaching Video Teachers, Try This: Help Your Students Embrace Boredom
In this classroom, students learn what to do when there’s nothing to do—a vital skill that requires practice to understand and embrace.
Social Studies Video Black History Starts With the Creation of Humanity. We Should Teach It That Way
One educator fell in love with Black history while seeking to learn more about himself. That perspective changed how he teaches the topic.
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Purchasing Alert Missouri District Seeks Student Information Solution; Pa. School System Purchasing Math Screening Platform
A school system in Missouri s looking for a student information solutions, while a Pennsylvania district seeks a universal math screening platform.
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An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked district leaders, principals, and educators about the social-media messaging that captivates them or turns them off.
Marketplace K-12 New Mexico Terminates $3 Million Contract with Tutoring Provider Paper
The state says the company's product did not meet expectations, but Paper officials maintain their program did not have time to take hold.
Marketplace K-12 California’s Grim Financial Forecast and What It Means for K-12 Funding in the State
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