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Investing in early-childhood educators will pay off for parents and kids, writes veteran early educator Michele Miller-Cox.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Serious questions are being asked about whether Bezos' $2 billion commitment to improve preschools and help homeless families will be driven by the right principles.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

The head of Amazon is committing a huge amount of money to create free "Montessori inspired" educational opportunities for low-income children.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

The primaries are over, and nearly two-thirds of the current classroom teachers who were vying for state seats will move on to the general election, an Education Week analysis found.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

The world's richest man says he wants to help tackle one of the biggest issues in education: improving early-childhood learning.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

After three weeks of teacher strikes dotting the state of Washington, students in all districts are back in school. Teachers in the Tacoma and Battle Ground districts returned to school at the beginning of last week after settling contract agreements.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

President Donald Trump and his administration get a political boost when Americans aren't taught to think critically or to have a deep understanding of civics, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told a crowd at the National Press Club in Washington last week.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

When teenagers worldwide take PISA in 2021, they could face a new kind of test—one that aims to measure their creativity. And the maker of a major U.S. college admissions exam, ACT Inc., would build it.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

In the wake of deadly school shootings, more teachers are turning to crowdfunding sites to ask for help buying emergency supplies for classrooms.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Missouri high school students could apply a computer science credit toward math, science, or practical-art credits needed for graduation under a bill passed by state lawmakers and awaiting Gov. Mike Parson's signature.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Broward County schools' attempt to spend $400,000 to try to get better publicity following the fatal school shootings in Parkland, Fla., and issues surfacing in their aftermath will have to wait.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

The search for Missouri's next top education official has begun nearly 10 months after the last one was fired. The state board of education began accepting applications last week.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is pushing passage of a bill that would rewrite free speech rules in schools by banning discussions centered around modern-day civics, politics, and science in classrooms.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Most teachers receive health-care benefits after they retire, costing states hundreds of billions of dollars. But many states have set aside little to nothing to pay for their obligations, finds a new analysis in the journal Education Next.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

The lack of access to technology and internet connectivity at home is especially severe among poor, rural, and minority students, according to a new survey from ACT's nonprofit Center for Equity in Learning.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Young children are more likely to persist in a difficult task if adults frame the task as something to do—such as "helping," rather than a way to be, like "helpful."
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Poetry reading has seen a dramatic resurgence among young adults, concludes a new study by the National Endowment for the Arts.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Despite investing in education data systems, California produces little information on how to provide an effective education for its students, according to a 36-study analysis by the Policy Analysis for California Education Center at Stanford University.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said in a Constitution Day appearance in Philadelphia that the nation's schools are giving short shrift to civics and history.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Walter Mischel, a Columbia University psychologist and the author of landmark studies on child development and self-control, died Sept. 12. He was 88.
September 26, 2018 – Education Week

Researchers examined nearly 22,000 pieces of class work in hundreds of schools. More than 70 percent of those assignments were below grade level, according to a new report from a teacher-training group.
September 25, 2018 – Education Week

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Armed with a new Vermont law that protects student journalists, four high school editors have stood up to censorship and won, prompting their school to revamp its media policy.
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