Most Educators Want Schools to Stay Closed

As schools struggle to solve the complex equation of reopening, several factors are weighing heavily on their minds, new survey shows. (June 4, 2020)

Coronavirus and Schools

How Districts, States Can Survive the 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

How We Talk About the Achievement Gap Could Worsen Public Racial Biases

(June 3, 2020)

As Schools Prep for Return, Feds Estimate 36,000 Have Air-System Problems

(June 4, 2020)

Early Reading Instruction Takes a Hit During COVID-19

(June 2, 2020)


6 Considerations for School Leaders Making 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)

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)

A Nation on Fire: A Psychologist Responds

In the past few weeks, the fabric of this country seems to be fraying. Angela Duckworth speaks to this moment. (June 3, 2020)

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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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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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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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