How Districts, States Can Survive COVID-19 Recession

The swift, deep collapse of revenue brought on by the pandemic could devastate school district budgets. Veteran school leaders and finance experts share ways to limit the damage. (June 3, 2020)

School Finance

Early Reading Instruction Takes a Hit During COVID-19

While remote distance learning has presented challenges in every subject and grade level, some teachers and researchers say that early reading instruction is especially problematic. (June 2, 2020)

Coronavirus and Schools

'Teachers Cannot Be Silent': How Educators Are Showing Up for Black Students

(June 2, 2020)

How CDC Guidance Could Shape What Back-to-School Looks Like in COVID-19 Era

(June 1, 2020)

How Can School Sports Get Back on the Playing Field?

(June 1, 2020)

6 Considerations for a Statement About George Floyd

When making formal statements, school and district leaders should call out racist patterns and commit to dismantling white supremacy, advise Dorinda J. Carter Andrews and Shaun R. Harper. (June 3, 2020)

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How Schools Are 'Spirit Murdering' Black and Brown Students

(May 23, 2019)

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Opinion

The College Board Failed the COVID-19 Test This Year

The College Board paid lip service to confronting the digital divide, but some students still didn't get a fair shake, writes Mariusz Gałczyński. (June 2, 2020)

But I'm Not a Protester. What Can I Do?

As our friends on social media battle over who is fanning the flames of the riots and which political party is best for fixing our societal issues, we need to look at how we can stop oppressing groups who have consistently been marginalized, writes Peter DeWitt. (June 2, 2020)

What Teachers Should Learn From the Murder of George Floyd

Two teachers reflect and communicate about what they think educators should learn from the murder of George Floyd, including the importance of being anti-racist and challenging White teachers to acknowledge their implicit biases. (June 1, 2020)

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Meet Our 2020 Leaders To Learn From

Leaders To Learn From 2020

Each year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students in its Leaders To Learn From special report. We are excited to reveal our 2020 honorees.
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Students Share Their Coronavirus Diaries: 'I'm Really Missing School'

Some teachers are asking students to keep a daily record of life during the shutdowns. In this Education Week video, 5th and 7th graders read their entries aloud.

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Digital Directions

Will COVID-19 Spur Greater Use of Artificial Intelligence in K-12 Education?

Opportunities for wider use of AI in education are opening up, but the virus outbreak could seriously delay investments in new, innovative technologies, predicts AI expert Robert F. Murphy. (May 28, 2020)

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Teacher

Teachers, You're Doing a Better Job Than You Think

Yes, teachers have struggled to provide all that the learning they'd wish for students during COVID-19, writes teacher Justin Minkel. But they've provided crucial lifelines: love, support, and normalcy. (June 2, 2020)

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Market Brief

How Recession-Proof Are Your K-12 District Customers? Look Them Up in Our Database

A new database from Education Week allows users, including companies, to dive into the finances of 12,000 school districts around the country and gauge whether they are likely to face budget cuts. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 20, 2020)

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