Parents Lash Out at District Over Parkland Shooting

During an emotional public safety forum in Broward County, Fla., shaken students and enraged parents and educators demanded fixes for what they consider lax security, district indifference, and failure to act to prevent the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting. (April 18, 2018)

For One Supreme Court Justice, a Personal Connection to School Law

In a rare interview, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer reminisces about his father’s four decades as legal counsel to the San Francisco Unified School District. (April 17, 2018)

State, Local Officials Tussle Over Who's in Charge Under ESSA

(April 18, 2018)

ESSA on the Runway

Colorado Teachers Are the Latest to Rally for Better Pay, More School Funding

(April 17, 2018)

Amid Walkouts, Charter Fight, Kentucky Commissioner Forced to Resign

(April 18, 2018)

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  • A stack of tablets are stored on a table at Bobby Ray Memorial Elementary in McMinnville, Tenn. —Joon Powell
  • Bobby Ray Memorial Elementary School Principal Monti Hillis said educators and policymakers should not assume all students and schools have regular access to technology in and outside of school. —Joon Powell

Principals Concerned About Kids' Screen Time

Ninety-five percent of principals said students spend too much time on digital devices when they're not in school, according to an exclusive Education Week Research Center survey. (April 19, 2018)

What NAEP Scores Aren't Telling Us

(April 19, 2018)

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Opinion

Teachers Are at a Breaking Point. And It's Not Just About Pay

It’s not just low wages that put a financial strain on teachers, write two Rutgers researchers. Rising health insurance costs take a toll too. (April 17, 2018)

A Bold Proposal for Taking Mental Health Seriously in Schools

Many schools treat students with mental-health issues reactively, rather than proactively, write Catherine A. Hogan & Laura F. Main. (April 16, 2018)

3 Strategies for Effective Coaching Across Difference

Invite people to tell their stories about who they are, what they struggle with, and how they experience the world, writes teacher coach Noelle Apostol Colin. (April 18, 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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State News and Resources

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How Canada Found Success With English-Learners

Within three years of arriving in Canada's public schools, children of new migrants do as well as native-born children.
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Digital Directions

Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results

An experiment with embedding “growth-mindset” messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns. (April 17, 2018)

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Teaching Now

Teachers Take to Social Media to Show Their Poor Classroom Conditions

The New York Times asked teachers to share what their classroom conditions really look like. Other teachers on social media are doing the same. (April 16, 2018)

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Market Brief

George W. Bush Defends Legacy of No Child Left Behind at Ed. Business Conference

The former president told the crowd of education business leaders that the controversial federal law he championed was “one of the great pieces of civil rights legislation.” This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 17, 2018)

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