How Have Obama's K-12 Policies Fared?

President Donald Trump has sought to roll back much of his predecessor's legacy. Here's a guide to some key Obama-era initiatives, guidance, and regulations and how they've fared so far. (June 20, 2018)

The Schools Puerto Rico Plans to Close and Where Students Will Go

Our interactive map shows the locations of the 263 schools Puerto Rico plans to close before the 2018-19 school year begins, as well as the 270 schools set to enroll displaced students. (June 20, 2018)

Teachers Condemn Family Separations at the Border as 'Child Abuse'

(June 19, 2018)

If Betsy DeVos Scraps the Federal Office for ELLs, Would It Matter?

(June 19, 2018)

For Fallen Educators, Small Town Offers Big Commemoration

(June 18, 2018)

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1 in 5 Teachers Have Second Jobs

Nearly 20 percent of teachers work second jobs during the school year, according to recent federal data. And some say that can put a strain on their instruction. (June 19, 2018)

We Are Failing Our Most Vulnerable Children

(June 20, 2018)

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A School-Improvement Guidebook: Embrace Honest Feedback

Emily Moyes reflects on how working with a trusted PLC and instructional coach has helped her become a better teacher. (June 18, 2018)

A School-Improvement Guidebook: Cultivate Trust

Teachers benefit from feedback and support that isn’t tied to professional evaluations, writes instructional coach Diane Caldwell. (June 15, 2018)

My Uber Driver’s Two Cents on the Teacher Walkouts

After Rick Hess hopped in his Uber and hung up his conversation about this spring’s teacher walkouts, his driver had a few things to say. (June 18, 2018)

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Yearly Reports

Nation's Schools Stuck in 'Average' Range on Annual Report Card

Quality Counts 2018

Education Week’s annual state-by-state assessment of public education paints a portrait of middling performance overall. This is the first of three data-driven Quality Counts packages.
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State News and Resources

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Calculus, Statistics, and the Future of High School Math

The use of data in everything from physics and finance to politics and education is building momentum for a new path in high school math, emphasizing statistics and data literacy over calculus.
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Digital Directions

'Impenetrable' World of Student Data Brokers a Major Concern, Study Says

Parents are often unable to determine which companies are selling marketing lists based on students' ethnicity, hobbies, personality, and other sensitive information, a new study found. (June 6, 2018)

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Four Steps to a Magnificent Classroom Library

Teachers need to take a closer look at the range of reading levels, identities, experiences, and genres represented in their classroom libraries, writes Justin Minkel. (June 13, 2018)

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Market Brief

States Stepping Up Role in Reviewing Digital Resources, Analysis Finds

Twenty-one states today have a process for reviewing districts’ choices of instructional materials, compared with just 14 two years ago, according to the State Educational Technology Directors Association. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (June 11, 2018)

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