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Teaching Profession Q&A Los Angeles Educators Are Set to Strike. Will Teachers Elsewhere Follow Suit?
Unions in cities have become more aggressive—and low wages coupled with a demand for talent are giving them leverage.
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Thousands of LAUSD education workers calling on LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho to use the district’s $4.9 billion in reserves to invest in staff, students, and communities rally at Grand Park in front of Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles on March 15, 2023.
Thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District educators call on Superintendent Alberto Carvalho to use the district’s nearly $5 billion in reserves to invest in staff, students, and communities at a rally at the city's Grand Park on March 15, 2023.
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Mathematics San Francisco Insisted on Algebra in 9th Grade. Did It Improve Equity?
Racial inequities at the most advanced levels of math remain largely unchanged.
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Student Well-Being What the Research Says One Way to Set Students Up for Success: Let Them Sleep
New federal research suggests students' poor sleep hurts their academic and mental well-being.
2 min read
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Equity & Diversity The Origins of Racial Inequality in Education
A project from Columbia University chronicles how policies led to inequalities in schools.
4 min read
Law & Courts After 50 Years, a U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Educational Equity Is Still Debated
The justices ruled that there is no constitutional right to equal education.
12 min read
States What the Education Secretary Said School Leaders Should Prioritize Right Now
Miguel Cardona urged K-12 leaders to lean into efforts to support student mental health.
5 min read

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Special Reports

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.
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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?
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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.
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The EdWeek Research Center surveyed teachers nationally to probe how they use digital and printed reading materials.
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Resources

Classroom Technology Spotlight Spotlight on Online Learning & Integrity
This Spotlight will help you use tech to enhance student engagement, learn tips for creating assignments that outsmart ChatGPT, and more.

Student Achievement Spotlight Spotlight on Online Tutoring
This Spotlight will help you examine research outlining the benefits of online tutoring, identify best practices, and more.

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This Spotlight will help you understand what's classified as social-emotional learning, how much time should be dedicated to SEL, and more.

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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.
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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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Student Well-Being Video What An Inclusive School Environment Looks Like For This Transgender Teen
Dandelion Hunt-Smith, a transgender and nonbinary student, sees great value in school environments that treat all students as humans.
Dandelion Hunt-Smith pictured at San Francisco’s Dolores Park on Feb. 23, 2023.
Dandelion Hunt-Smith pictured at San Francisco’s Dolores Park on Feb. 23, 2023.
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EdWeek Market Brief

Analyst's View The ‘Grief’ Educators Feel When They Abandon a Product They Love
Implementation of new products or curriculums often fall short of leaving room for educators to process the change, says TNTP Partner Deborah Helms.
Emma Kate Fittes
7 min read
Analyst's View What’s the Role of Entrepreneurship in the K-12 Curriculum?
Students who went through the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship program have launched companies focused on coding, bilingual study, and experiential learning.
Ruksana Hussain
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Market Trends 5 Ways the Silicon Valley Bank Collapse Will Impact the Ed-Tech Market
Entrepreneurs and investors will badly miss the financial terms and other support the institution offered to early-stage companies.
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Purchasing Alert Minn. District Buying Social Studies Curriculum; Calif. System Purchasing Math Print Materials
A Minnesota school system is seeking an array of curriculum resources, and a major Texas district is buying art materials.
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