• Patrick Petty is a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School whose sister Alaina Petty, 14, was killed. He’s among a handful of students who lost a sibling in the attack and still attend the school.—Josh Ritchie for Education Week
  • Students in Parkland, Fla., gather to grieve a day after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.—Brynn Anderson/AP
  • Sarah Lerner is a journalism teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.—Josh Ritchie for Education Week
  • Ivy Schamis is a history teacher at Stoneman Douglas. Students Nicholas Dworet and Helena Ramsay were killed in her classroom.—Josh Ritchie for Education Week
  • Students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time after the mass shooting that killed 17 classmates and staff members. —Mike Stocker/Sun Sentinel via TNS
  • Andrew Pollack became active in school safety debates after his daughter Meadow Pollack, 18, was killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas.—Josh Ritchie for Education Week

One Year After Parkland, What's Changed?

Education Week asked those involved in issues of safety, guns, and youth engagement how Parkland has changed the debate. And we asked those directly affected by the shooting how it continues to shape their lives. (February 12, 2019)

Student Journalism Classes Going Strong, Poll Finds

Despite harsh criticism from President Trump, shrinking job prospects, and safety threats, student interest in journalism has risen or held steady in many high schools, a new survey shows. (February 15, 2019)

Georgia Leader Chosen as National 2019 Superintendent of the Year

(February 15, 2019)

Colleges Crack Open the Admissions Door

(February 15, 2019)

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Are Young Activists in It for the Long Haul?

Nearly a year later, the March for Our Lives movement can point to electoral and legislative wins and losses, some converts, and some dropouts. Can they keep it going? (February 14, 2019)

Father of Parkland Victim on Mission to Combat Gun Violence

(February 15, 2019)

A Lesson for Donald Trump Jr., From a 'Loser Teacher'

(February 15, 2019)

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Opinion

After Parkland, How Students Can Save Us From Ourselves

Today’s high schoolers have been defined by mass school shootings, writes Jonathan E. Collins, and they’ve earned the right to redirect the conversation. (February 14, 2019)

'Listen to Native People': What K-12 Curricula Leave Out (Q&A)

Educators still have a lot to learn from the now-infamous videos of Covington Catholic High School students, says Rebecca Nagle. (February 13, 2019)

Addressing Criticisms of Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom

There is a lot of pushback from critics when teachers and leaders try to address the social-emotional-learning needs of students. The reality is that SEL is not only easy to address, it's important to do so, argue guest bloggers Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Dominique Smith. (February 10, 2019)

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Yearly Reports

Data: Are We Preparing Students for a Lifetime of Success?

Quality Counts 2019

Here's how states and the nation score on a wide swath of family, school, and bread-and-butter indicators that affect conditions for success—and a scorecard for who's on top and who lags behind.
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FEATURED VIDEO

A Year After Parkland, More States Counting on Student Tips to Prevent Violence

A year after the Parkland shooting, more states are setting up anonymous tip lines to help prevent school violence. We take a look at Pennsylvania, the latest state to join in.
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Digital Directions

Schools Suffered at Least 122 Cybersecurity Incidents Last Year

The incidents led to stolen identities, tax fraud, altered student records, and millions of stolen tax dollars, according to the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center. (February 7, 2019)

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Teacher

I Teach Children to Read. But Can I Learn a New Language Myself?

When 1st grade teacher Emily Galle-From moved to Sweden, she was excited to learn the language. But the experience proved hard, and taught her why every struggling reader needs a guide. (February 6, 2019)

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Market Brief

Mergers and Acquisitions in Education Industry Jump 9 Percent Over Last Year

The total number of transactions in education jumped by 9 percent from 2017 to 2018, and a number of foreign deals were among the biggest. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (February 6, 2019)

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