Tech Problems Open Doors for Entrepreneurs to Solve

The only way an ed-tech company can have a meaningful impact in schools is by addressing a specific problem and offering a real solution. (May 21, 2019)

Educators Tear Through the Hype

Sick Teachers Paying for Subs: Where and Why It Happens

A California teacher battling breast cancer made headlines recently when she was told state law required her to pay for the cost of a sub during her treatment. Where else are these kinds of sick leave policies in place? (May 20, 2019)

Automation, Tech Advances Fueling Employers' Demand for 'Soft Skills'

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How Can Teachers Bounce Back From Failure?

(May 17, 2019)

Blind Spots in Teacher PD

Indiana Wants Teachers to Do Externships. So Some Are Headed to the Brewery

(May 21, 2019)

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Counselors Blast SAT's 'Disadvantage' Score

The College Board's plan to score students' 'level of disadvantage' based on their schools and neighborhoods has some college counselors asking: Will wealthy parents try to game the system? (May 21, 2019)

Q&A: How to Bolster Cybersecurity in Your Schools

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Opinion

Teens Need to Discern Fact From Fiction. Adults Need to Help

Media literacy is becoming more challenging by the day. That's why teacher and parents need to team up, argues Mike Stone. (May 20, 2019)

How Two Opposing Education Philosophies Hurt Students

Some schools embrace a "tough" approach, while others go for "fluff." Neither is right, argues veteran principal Howard Fields. (May 16, 2019)

How U.S. STEM Practices Compare Internationally

The OECD recently issued its new book-length report, "Measuring Innovation in Education 2019." Rick Hess flags five big questions the report helps answer about international STEM instruction. (May 20, 2019)

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Leaders To Learn From 2019

Each year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders in its Leaders To Learn From report and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students. We are excited to reveal our 2019 honorees.
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What Constitutional Rights Do Students Have?

When it comes to paddling or censorship, the courts have ruled that U.S. students don’t always share the same constitutional rights as adults outside of school. Learn more about the Constitution’s limited reach into schoolhouse doors.
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Digital Directions

6 Tips to Boost Usage of Your Ed-Tech Product

School districts today are using a variety of ed-tech tools to track whether the digital resources they’ve purchased are being used. EdWeek Market Brief’s Michele Molnar offers tips for companies to make sure their usage is robust in classrooms. (May 15, 2019)

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Teacher

65 Years After Brown v. Board, Where Are All the Black Educators?

The landmark Supreme Court decision that integrated schools 65 years ago had an unintended effect that’s still felt today: Thousands of black teachers and principals lost their jobs. (May 14, 2019)

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Market Brief

A New 'STEM Opportunity Index' Maps Openings in the Market

This new online tool about STEM education can help companies pinpoint where there might be opportunities to offer their products and services across the U.S. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 16, 2019)

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