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 21, 2019)

Catching Up on a Federal Rule Involving Bias in Special Education

A federal judge told the Trump administration it can't delay a policy aimed at drawing closer attention to minority over-representation in special education. Here are seven key things to know. (March 21, 2019)

Why Teacher-Student Relationships Matter

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How Schools Can Make Advisories Meaningful

(March 19, 2019)

Indiana Teachers Shot With Plastic Pellets in Active-Shooter Drill, Raising Concerns

(March 21, 2019)

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  •  Library Media Specialist Stacy Olson shows kindergarteners at Rita Murphy Elementary School in Bismarck, N.D., how to draw a circle using small, handheld robots called Ozobots that move and follow a marker line. —Kristina Barker for Education Week
  • Student Jeremiah Veach shows the computer he built at Legacy High School in Bismarck, N.D. —Kristina Barker for Education Week
  • Kindergartener Jakinley Scholin works on a robotics activity at Rita Murphy Elementary School. To secure its networks now and also prepare students for the future workforce, the 13,000-student Bismark district has emphasized cybersecurity training for staff and students alike. —Kristina Barker for Education Week

Lessons Learned From Cyberattacks

In North Dakota alone, the state network used by K-12 schools, state universities, and other public agencies experiences 5.7 million known cyberattacks every month. (March 20, 2019)

K-12 Cybersecurity

Who Should Improve the School Improvement Industry?

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Opinion

You Can't Love Your Black Students If You Don't Know Them

It isn't enough to "love all students," writes the University of Georgia's Bettina L. Love. (March 19, 2019)

What Really Causes Special Education Teachers to Burn Out?

Special education students need more support, but so do their teachers, writes high school teacher Josh Brown. (March 18, 2019)

7 Questions About an Elite College Admissions Lottery

Maybe elite colleges should democratize opportunity and switch to lottery admissions, says Rick Hess. Here are seven questions and answers about how it would work. (March 20, 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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State News and Resources

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What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading

Education correspondent Emily Hanford of APM Reports spoke with Education Week about her radio documentary on early reading and what teachers should know about reading science.
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Digital Directions

Schools Collect Tons of Student Information. Deleting It All Is a Major Challenge

States and districts should create comprehensive data inventories and adopt clear retention and deletion policies, recommends the Center for Democracy & Technology. (March 15, 2019)

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What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading (Video)

Education correspondent Emily Hanford of APM Reports spoke with Education Week about her radio documentary on early reading and what teachers should know about reading science. (March 12, 2019)

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Market Brief

Virtual Reality ‘Visits’ to U.S. Schools, Colleges to be Part of Recruiting Foreign Students

School districts and private schools can now join colleges by providing virtual reality experiences of their campuses to attract international students through the U.S. Commercial Service. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 15, 2019)

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