Are Teachers' Unions on the Brink of Demise?

With the Janus case looming before the Supreme Court, teachers' unions are knocking on doors to try to boost membership and mitigate financial loss. (February 23, 2018)

Fla. District Faces Barrage of Legal Issues in Wake of School Massacre

From liability and student privacy to the complexities of a deadly crime scene, legal officials in Broward County, Fla., will be consumed for months, if not years, with the aftermath of the fatal shooting. (February 23, 2018)

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Seeks More School Resource Officers in Shooting's Aftermath

(February 23, 2018)

Student Activists Nationwide Demand Change After Parkland Shooting

(February 21, 2018)

Poll: Education Department Viewed Less Favorably Than FBI, EPA, Postal Service

(February 23, 2018)

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Giving Families an Equal Shot at Finding the Right School

Education’s inequities are unacceptable to Mohammed Choudhury. As San Antonio’s chief innovation officer, he’s working to even the socioeconomic playing field and expand school choice. He is recognized as a 2018 Leader To Learn From (February 23, 2018)

It's Not Just About Guns. Male Aggression Is a Serious Problem

(February 23, 2018)

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We're Getting ADHD Wrong (Especially in Boys)

Misdiagnosing and mistreating the common learning disorder has serious consequences for millions of children, says one concerned parent. (February 21, 2018)

Congress Has Failed Our Students on Gun Violence. What's Next?

Enough is enough. The U.S. Department of Education must take action on school safety, writes Deborah S. Delisle. (February 19, 2018)

How to Build Curiosity and Critical Thinking Within the Classroom

To incorporate global learning into everyday lessons, teachers should focus on fostering a classroom environment of curiosity and inquiry, according to literacy coach Ali Giska. (February 20, 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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A School Shooting Survivor Opposes Guns in Schools

Retired Montana Principal John Moffatt says arming teachers and school staff is not the right way to respond to the threat of school shootings. His opinion is informed by his own experience as the survivor of a 1986 school shooting.
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Digital Directions

K-12 Media Literacy No Panacea for Fake News, Report Argues

With disinformation rampant on social media platforms, media literacy efforts need to focus on structural forces, not just students' personal responsibility for vetting information, Data & Society researchers contend. (February 21, 2018)

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We Can’t Teach Black History in Isolation

Black history shouldn’t only be taught in February. English teacher Jamilah Pitts shares strategies for educators to teach the culture, oppression, and achievements of African-Americans year-round. (February 21, 2018)

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Market Brief

New 'Education Exchange' Will Pay Teachers for Reviews of Ed-Tech Products

The Jefferson Education Exchange is launching as a commercial project with similar backing, the Jefferson Education Accelerators, closes its doors. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (February 20, 2018)

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