After Pushing Useless Dress Codes, Don't Claim Face Masks Go Too Far

Dress codes have disproportionately harmed Black students. A face-mask mandate could save their lives, writes James Bridgeforth. (August 11, 2020)

Advice for Principals: Evaluating Teachers During Remote Learning

This principal advice columnist answers your questions about remote teacher evaluation, staying accountable on racial equity, and what she wishes she’d known as a first-year principal. (August 6, 2020)

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Making Distance Learning Vibrant: Student Agency Is Key

Teachers need kids to take charge of their own learning. Here's how encouraging student agency can help, writes Anindya Kundu. (August 12, 2020)

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Yearly Reports

Nation Gets a 'C' on School Finance, Even as Economic Downturn Takes Hold

Quality Counts 2020

This second of three Quality Counts 2020 installments provides national rankings and state-by-state grades on school finances at a time when school leaders prepare to navigate the fiscal crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Black Student Voices: Reflecting on Race, Racism

Education Week spoke with 10 Black high school students from across the country about what they need from their schools to feel safe and supported.

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Digital Directions

Congressional Pressure on Big Tech: 4 Takeaways for K-12 Leaders

Congress grilled the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google about "pandemic profiteering," anti-competitive practices, and the flow of misinformation about COVID-19. (August 4, 2020)

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How to Make Lessons Cohesive When Teaching Both Remote and In-Person

When some students are online and others in school buildings, how can teachers make sure everyone is learning what they need to learn? (August 6, 2020)

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Education Industry Mergers, Acquisitions Slow in 2020 During COVID-19 Era

A new analysis finds that the number of mergers and acquisitions in the education industry dipped during the first half of 2020 to at least a 30-month low. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (August 3, 2020)

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