Teenage Voting Hit 'Historic' High in 2018 Midterms

Eighteen- and 19-year-olds turned out in historically high numbers for last year's midterm elections. Now advocates want to learn how schools can sustain that momentum. (August 14, 2019)

Academy Aims to Equip New Principals With Real-World Skills

The joint project of the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals, will help a small crop of current and future school leaders address challenges they face in their schools. (August 15, 2019)

Sealed Records on Dayton Gunman Pit Safety Against Privacy

(August 16, 2019)

K12 Inc., Georgia Charter School Locked in Bitter Fight

(August 14, 2019)

A Losing Fight to Keep Schools Desegregated

(August 13, 2019)

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A Bold Idea for a New School and $10M. So Why Did It Fail?

Powderhouse Studios was supposed to open this fall after winning a $10 million startup grant from XQ Institute. But after nearly seven years of planning, school committee members unanimously rejected the high school in March. (August 16, 2019)

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(August 9, 2019)


An El Paso Teacher's Pledge: I Will Help My Students Through Their Fear

The killer may have known El Paso's demographics, but he did not know the community's heart, writes teacher Christina Mier. (August 15, 2019)

I Knew Toni Morrison. She Was a Gifted Teacher

An unexpected friendship with the author and Nobel laureate gave this professor—and her preservice teachers and their middle school students—insight into Morrison’s talents as a teacher. (August 14, 2019)

How to Make School Choice More Equitable

Reserving seats for vulnerable, at-risk students would mean fewer chances for other students to enroll in sought-after schools. Guest blogger Jessica Sutter explains why that trade-off is worthwhile. (August 14, 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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Urban and Rural Students Make Friends on the Alaska Frontier

A group of high school students from Anchorage spent spring break at a remote Native Village as part of an unusual cultural exchange program in Alaska. See what they learned.
Letters From Alaska: An EdWeek Series

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Digital Directions

National Science Foundation Touts 'Everyday' STEM Learning Opportunities

The NSF's "Last Days of Summer STEM Bucket List" includes a wide range of on- and offline learning tools aiming to help children build their identities as budding scientists. (August 6, 2019)

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How Growth Mindset Makes for Better Student Writing

When students begin to value their own improvement, and see their weaknesses as opportunities, the grades will come, writes teacher Stephanie Curtis. (August 6, 2019)

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Pearson Goes ‘Digital-First’ in College. What Does That Mean for K-12?

Pearson has announced it will produce all of its college textbooks digitally, first. What does the move signal for curriculum-producers in the K-12 arena? This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 30, 2019)

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