Long History Underlies Fight Over Religious-School Funds

The case being heard by the Supreme Court this week deals with a debate that has raged since the 19th century about federal education funding for private religious schools. (January 21, 2020)

LGBTQ Teachers Await Decision on Discrimination Protections

LGBTQ teachers are waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the federal civil rights law guarantees them nationwide protection from workplace discrimination. (January 21, 2020)

Trump Team to Relax School Lunch Rules. Opponents Warn of 'Junk Food Loophole'

(January 21, 2020)

Pre-K-12 Ed-Tech Investments Plunged in 2019, Bucking Overall Learning Tech Trend

(January 21, 2020)

Reading Workshop 'Unlikely to Lead to Literacy Success,' Researchers Say

(January 16, 2020)

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5 Guidelines to Avoid Getting Bamboozled by Misleading News

Deceptive news and research is having a heyday. Here’s how distinguished professor Donna Y. Ford cuts through the clutter. (January 17, 2020)

It's Hard to Stay on Top of Education Policy. You've Got to Have a Strategy

There's no one-stop shop to get everything you need from education policy, politics, and practice, writes academic Deven E. Carlson. (January 16, 2020)

The 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Here are the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, hot off the press! Also see who penned the top best-sellers and which universities produced the most ranked scholars. (January 8, 2020)

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Yearly Reports

Sneak Peek at Leaders To Learn From 2020

Leaders To Learn From 2020 Sneak Peek

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 two of our 2020 honorees early.
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From the Pueblo to College: The Journey of Two Rural Students

What does it take for rural students to succeed academically? This three-part video series follows two Native American students as they transition from high school to higher education.

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Digital Directions

Yes, College Admissions Officers Do Look at Applicants' Social Media, Survey Finds

More than a third of the nearly 300 college admissions officers surveyed by the Kaplan Test Prep company say they have visited sites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube to get more information about a prospective student. (January 13, 2020)

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'I Miss So Much About My Job': A Teacher With Cancer Reflects on Her Years in the Classroom

Cancer has forced teacher Johanna Rauhala to leave her classroom. As she packs up her things, she reflects on her work, and writes that she feels honored to have served alongside those who spend their days "pushing the current of knowledge along." (January 14, 2020)

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The Struggle to Make Games Accessible to Special-Needs Students

Many companies designing games for the education space are falling short in anticipating the demands of special-needs populations, attendees of the recent ED Games Expo said. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (January 13, 2020)

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