Review Finds Errors, Bias in Social Studies Lessons

A review found that Studies Weekly's lessons had hundreds of examples of errors and racial bias, including activities calling indigenous people "troublemakers" and asking students to take the perspectives of slaveholders. (June 14, 2019)

Public Supports K-12, But Reluctant to Pay for It

Policymakers feel the squeeze as popular support for increased education funding collides with an aversion to taxes and the education bureaucracy. (June 14, 2019)

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Why Unpaid Meal Tabs Cause Heartburn for Administrators

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Digital Surveillance and Schools: 5 Things to Know

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What Good K-12 Tech Leadership Looks Like

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Millions of Adults Lack Basic Reading Skills for Good Jobs

In the U.S., millions of adults lack the basic literacy skills needed to sustain employment—yet education programs for this group serve only about 1.5 million, and funding continues to be cut at state and federal levels. (June 14, 2019)

If You Won't Do Restorative Justice Right, Don't Do It

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Stop Trying to Standardize Your Students' Language

Instead of fixating on the word gap and other false language-skills dilemmas, focus on what's really hurting students, writes Olivia Obeso. (June 13, 2019)

Complaining About Students Is Toxic. Here Are 4 Ways to Stop

In teachers’ lounges and copy rooms all over the country, teachers complain about their students. But it’s toxic for students, and for teachers’ feelings about their work, writes Lauren Vargas. (June 12, 2019)

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Shaping Diverse Lives

Three lessons to help you integrate culturally responsive teaching into your classroom from guest blogger Doreen Nkala. (June 11, 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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N.Y.C. Chancellor on Advancing Equity and Excellence in Schools

New York City Chancellor Richard Carranza, one of the most forceful advocates on equity and desegregation, discusses the moral and societal imperative of creating equitable educational opportunities for children of color and low-income students.
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Digital Directions

How AI Is Shaping Jobs of the Future: What It Means for Schools

The rise of Artificial Intelligence is expected to have big implications for the future of the labor market, and could lead to some new fields, a pair of reports concludes. (June 11, 2019)

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No, Mentoring a Student-Teacher Won't Hurt Your Evaluation Score, Study Suggests

Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study. (June 10, 2019)

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Khan Academy, NWEA Team Up to Link Assessment Results With Learning Resources

The two organizations have created a MAP Accelerator platform that will be piloted with 150,000 students in math for the 2019-20 school year. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (June 6, 2019)

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