Most Popular Stories of the Decade: An Education Week Retrospective
The more things change, the more they stay the same. To ring in 2020, we took a look back at the most popular news articles among Education Week readers. In a decade that saw some monumental policy debates around accountability, teacher quality, school safety, and school choice, schools were having to adapt and evolve to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population and a rapidly changing world.
Below is a list of some of the stories that resonated most with our readers over the past 10 years, curated by Education Week’s editors. It spotlights perennial challenges like equity, curriculum, teacher pay, and student well-being, as well as new pressures that are top-of-mind for educators.
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