Early-College Programs Have Long-Term Effects

Participating in early-college programs could have a long-term positive effect on students' college enrollment and completion rates, a new study finds. (September 17, 2019)

Teachers’ Word Carries Weight in Choosing Products, Survey Finds

A report by the New Schools Venture Fund and Gallup finds that educators overwhelmingly trust other educators, when it comes to judging ed-tech products. (September 17, 2019)

Parent Who Criticized His Son's Math Program Is Sued by Curriculum Company

(September 11, 2019)

Highly Rated Curricula Are Out There. Are Schools Using Them?

(September 13, 2019)

Can Bite-Sized Lessons Make Social-Emotional Learning Easier to Teach?

(September 12, 2019)

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The Irrefutable Case for Taking Class Outside

Serious learning doesn't just have to be an indoor activity. In fact, it really shouldn't be, argues instructional and leadership coach Kate Gardoqui. (September 16, 2019)

Teaching Never Gets Any Easier. But It Gets Better

Teacher Justin Minkel used to dream of the magical day when teaching would feel so much easier. He's realized that that day won't arrive, but something powerful takes its place: The insight, skill and big heart to be a better teacher. (September 13, 2019)

4 Poll Results That'll Shape the 2020 Election Education Debates

Every August, we get the two major annual polls on K-12 education. This year, the surveys were rife with provocative findings, says Rick Hess. (September 16, 2019)

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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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Academic Redshirting, and Why It's Not So Simple

When it comes time for elementary school, some parents decide to hold their child back a year from kindergarten. Here’s some advantages—and cautions.

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Digital Directions

Malware Attack Prompts School District Closure: K-12 Cyber Disruptions Rising

The Flagstaff Unified School District in Arizona is just the latest to fall victim to a cybersecurity attack so disruptive it forced schools to close. (September 9, 2019)

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How My Students Led a Voter Registration Drive, and Why Yours Should, Too

When students organized a drive to register their fellow students on campus, they found their voice and their power, writes teacher Jacqulyn Whang. (September 4, 2019)

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Where Do Teachers Have The Most Influence in Buying K-12 Products?

Do teachers influence purchasing? It depends. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (September 6, 2019)

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