Simulation Preps Schools for Emotional Toll of Disasters

In disaster-ridden Houston, an online simulation trains teachers to recognize and respond to signs of trauma in students. (August 22, 2019)

'Nobody Learns It in a Day': Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools

With little research to guide them and a growing sense of urgency, schools are working to create learning environments for students in stress. Read what they're doing. (August 21, 2019)

Texas Law Requires Districts to Plan for Cyberattacks. Will Other States Follow?

(August 22, 2019)

States Raise 'Proficient' Bar on Tests in Last 10 Years

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I Tried a Flexible-Seating Classroom. Here's What I Learned

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Science Program Exposes Kids to Gross, Mushy, and Slimy

The GSK Science in the Summer program has a simple mission: “When summer is out, science is in.” Every year, the program partners with community organizations to provide access to science education during the summer. (August 22, 2019)

Two Big-City Teacher Strikes Loom on the Horizon

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Superintendent: Immigrant Kids Need a Safe Harbor in School

In the wake of anti-immigrant violence, we must help make sure that all students feel welcomed, writes Susana Cordova. (August 20, 2019)

An El Paso Teacher's Pledge: I Will Help My Students Through Their Fear

The killer may have known El Paso's demographics, but he did not know the community's heart, writes teacher Christina Mier. (August 15, 2019)

How to Combat the Pressure for Student Perfection

In the IB Diploma Programme, graders start at the bottom of the rubric and work their way up. This process emphasizes growth over gaps in students' understanding, says guest blogger Loren Baron. (August 21, 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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Prepping the Classroom for Back-to-School

With the annual back-to-school ritual in full swing, teachers at Shields Elementary School in Lewes, Del., ready their classrooms for a new school year.

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Digital Directions

Teens More Likely to Turn to YouTube for Current Events Than a News Organization, Survey Finds

Less than half—41 percent— of teenagers get their news from a print or online newspaper at least three times a week. And only 37 percent turn to TV news at least a few times a week. (August 14, 2019)

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The Urgent Need for Anti-Racist Education

In the wake of recent shootings linked to white supremacy and an uptick in hate crimes, we need to teach students to actively work against racism, writes Christina Torres. (August 14, 2019)

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Vote for our panels on social-emotional learning, the ed-tech market, artificial intelligence, global education opportunities and the K-12 marketplace to appear on the agenda at SXSWedu. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (August 14, 2019)

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