Data: Discipline Disparities Grow for Black Students

The latest civil rights data report finds students of color and those with disabilities are disciplined out of proportion to their numbers in school, and fall short on educational opportunities. (April 24, 2018)

Arizona and Colorado Educators Walking Out

Arizona teachers are preparing to go on strike for more school funding and better pay, while Colorado educators are rallying at the capitol on Thursday and Friday. (April 25, 2018)

See How Your State's Average Teacher Salary Compares

(April 24, 2018)

Why Principals Are Embracing Personalized Learning

(April 24, 2018)

U.S. 4th Graders Surprise on New Exam of Online Reading

(April 25, 2018)

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Opinion

When It Comes to Public Education, the Nation Is Still at Risk

Betsy DeVos and other political leaders have lost sight of the audacious Reagan-era goal to revitalize education, writes Thomas Toch. (April 23, 2018)

How Much Homework Is Enough? It Depends Who You Ask

Author and speaker Sir Ken Robinson considers the role of homework in the academic lives of children—an issue that is still up for debate. (April 20, 2018)

10 Tips for Helping Students Open Up to Poetry

It is the sounds and images in a poem—and their impact on us as we are involved in their curious interactions—that matter most, writes Ariel Sacks. (April 19, 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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FEATURED VIDEO

Can a New Leader Bring Stability to Chicago Schools?

Chicago Public Schools' new CEO, Janice Jackson, wants to build on the district's positive academic gains and bring "trust" back to the system.
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Digital Directions

Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results

An experiment with embedding “growth-mindset” messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns. (April 17, 2018)

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Teaching Now

Teachers Take to Social Media to Show Their Poor Classroom Conditions

The New York Times asked teachers to share what their classroom conditions really look like. Other teachers on social media are doing the same. (April 16, 2018)

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Market Brief

George W. Bush Defends Legacy of No Child Left Behind at Ed. Business Conference

The former president told the crowd of education business leaders that the controversial federal law he championed was “one of the great pieces of civil rights legislation.” This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 17, 2018)

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