Poll: Most Teachers Don't Want to Be Armed

Most teachers do not want to be armed and don't think that guns in schools would help with safety, according to three polls released this week. (March 16, 2018)

In Response to Walkouts, Conservatives Mostly Silent

By some estimates, 1 million students walked out of schools to honor the Parkland, Fla., victims and call for stricter gun laws, while Republican politicians all but ignored them. (March 16, 2018)

Post-Parkland, the Second Amendment Gets a Closer Look

(March 16, 2018)

Congress Demands Defense, Justice Depts. Probe Child Sex Assault on Military Bases

(March 16, 2018)

This Map Shows How Much Is Stacked Against Students in Your State

(March 15, 2018)

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Walkout Taps Mourning, Anger Over Gun Violence

The thousands who left their schools nationwide to mark the Feb. 14 shootings in Parkland, Fla., rode a dramatic wave of youth activism tinged with sadness about those killed in their schools and communities. (March 14, 2018)

Student Walkouts

The War on Teachers Comes to Oklahoma

(March 16, 2018)

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Students Are Walking Out. Are Schools Ready for When They Walk Back In?

There are four things educators should know about engaging students in these politically tumultuous times, write two civic-education leaders. (March 14, 2018)

Early-Childhood Research Needs an Update

Without rigorous research that accurately reflects the current population, early education won't deliver for all students, write two education researchers. (March 13, 2018)

How Artificial Intelligence Is Already Transforming Education

Matthew Lynch notes three ways AI is making waves in today's classroom. (March 14, 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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Global Warming Debate Heats Up

Global warming is a politically charged issue, and now disagreements over the cause of climate change are playing out in science classrooms.
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Digital Directions

Florida Virtual School Reveals Huge Data Breaches

The personal information of more than 368,000 students and 1,800 teachers was compromised, the country’s largest state-run virtual school said. (March 12, 2018)

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Listening Is a Teacher's Most Powerful Tool

In order to break through the noise of students' smartphones, teachers should actually do less talking and more listening, says a 9th grade teacher. (March 7, 2018)

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Market Brief

Feds Pick Calif. Nonprofit as Partner on Open Educational Resources Project

The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education was chosen by the U.S. Department of Education to help promote the #GoOpen network. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 12, 2018)

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