Recession-Proofing Tips for School Districts

Marguerite Roza, a Georgetown school finance professor, provides five tips on how districts could prepare for the next recession, which many economists predict is right around the corner. (March 26, 2019)

How Educators Can Support Students in Wake of Suicides

Two students who survived last year's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., have killed themselves in the last week. Education Week spoke to two suicide experts about supporting students in crisis. (March 26, 2019)

DeVos Says Trump Budget Means Education 'Freedom'; Democrats Call It 'Cruel'

(March 26, 2019)

Making School a Safe Haven, Not a Fortress

(March 25, 2019)

The Best Ed-Tech Research: 5 Key Lessons for Educators

(March 25, 2019)

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Active-Shooter Drills Take Toll on Teachers

School safety trainings, especially those that simulate shooting scenarios, can be physically and emotionally painful for educators, and can leave districts open to lawsuits. (March 25, 2019)

Why Are We Obsessed With Kindergarten Readiness?

(March 26, 2019)

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Opinion

Stop Breastfeeding or Quit Teaching?

It's time to end breastfeeding discrimination in education, write Center for WorkLife Law's Jessica Lee and Liz Morris. (March 22, 2019)

Who Should Improve the School Improvement Industry?

The school improvement industry is an unruly collection of outsiders. New research offers insight for greater cohesion, writes Thomas Hatch. (March 21, 2019)

When Did Good Parenting Become a Problem?

The felonious conduct in the college admissions scandal is distinctly different from good parents trying to help their kids, says opinion blogger Rick Hess. (March 25, 2019)

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Yearly Reports

Meet the 2019 Leaders To Learn From

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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The ABC’s of Reading to Your Child

It’s called active reading—making sure you read with your children, not to them. Reading experts have tips on how parents can help make reading fun.
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Digital Directions

6 Steps for Preventing and Cleaning Up Cyberattacks

Learn about common-sense measures you can put in place to protect your district against a rising mix of cyber threats facing K-12 schools. (March 19, 2019)

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Teacher

Explicit Phonics Instruction: It's Not Just for Students With Dyslexia

Teacher Kyle Redford has long advocated that dyslexic children need specialized instruction in how to decode words. But a recent look at reading research called her to question her stance—and now she says all students should learn this way. (March 19, 2019)

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Market Brief

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Break Up Big Tech. What Would That Mean for Education?

Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren wants Google, Amazon, and Facebook regulated as “platform utilities.” What would that mean for the companies’ roles in education? This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 21, 2019)

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