A Different Vision for K-12 Innovation

When it comes to school technology, Superintendent Doug Brubaker emphasizes robust infrastructure, regular refresh cycles, and training. Taxpayers and teachers are buying into the practical approach. (April 25, 2019)

Technology Counts 2019

Va. Social Studies Teacher Named 2019 National Teacher of the Year

Rodney Robinson, who teaches civics to students in juvenile detention, said his students deserve as much of a chance to achieve as other teenagers. "They just made mistakes, and they're paying for mistakes. But America is a country of second chances." (April 24, 2019)

Principal Says Parents Can't Wear Pajamas and Satin Caps in Her School. Is It Racist?

(April 25, 2019)

Should 'Mental Health Days' Be Excused Absences? These Students Think So

(April 25, 2019)

New $600 Million Federal Program Targets Tech Needs of Rural Areas

(April 24, 2019)

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Opinion

What Really Keeps Girls of Color Out of STEM

Science, technology, engineering, and math diplomas open a lot of doors, writes Emilio Pack. But are they open to everyone? (April 24, 2019)

Q&A: Former Columbine Principal on Healing

Frank DeAngelis, who was the principal of Columbine High School from 1996-2014, talks about the steps he took to heal students and staff in the wake of the school shooting. (April 17, 2019)

Technology Has No Impact on Teaching and Learning

For educational technology to take root in schools and live up to the promise we've been expecting for more than a decade, schools need to develop a cadre of well-trained tech instructional coaches, say guest bloggers Emily Davis and Brad Currie. (April 24, 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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Their Mother Deported, Migrant Brothers Struggle to Adjust to Life in the U.S.

Thousands of migrant children were moved from shelters to relatives’ homes in the United States last year. Many now attend public schools in the United States as their cases wind through the backlogged immigration system. Their future is uncertain.
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Digital Directions

5 Questions K-12 Leaders Should Be Asking About Personalized Learning

Schools are still figuring out how to stitch together disparate technologies to both improve student outcomes and tap into student interests, said University of Wisconsin professor Richard Halverson. (April 8, 2019)

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Teacher

Whole-Class Novels vs. Choice Reading: Why Not Do Both?

The interplay between these two learning experiences helps students grow a love of reading and build stronger muscles to engage with texts, writes Ariel Sacks. (April 16, 2019)

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Education Seen as Strong Market for VR and AR by Industry Insiders

Education is one of the sectors where augmented reality and virtual reality hardware and content are most likely to be applicable today, according to a new survey. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 16, 2019)

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