Advice for New Principals: Know Boss's Expectations

Ben Rodriguez's first job as a principal was opening a new school in San Tan Valley, Ariz., nearly 20 years ago. This is the last of four interviews with experienced principals. (July 18, 2019)

Gaping Holes in How States Track K-12 Spending

Flawed and outdated data systems frustrate policymakers and budget hawks alike when it comes to tracking and making the case for education funding. (July 16, 2019)

Superintendent Faces Discipline Over Active-Shooter Drill With Mask, Fake Gun

(July 18, 2019)

Cyberbullying on the Rise Among Teens, National Survey Finds

(July 16, 2019)

Teachers in 42 States to Get Training on How to Shoot Guns

(July 17, 2019)

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How the Trump Administration Is Falling Short on ESSA

Just who's responsible for ESSA anymore? Megan Duff and Priscilla Wohlstetter share three takeaways from researching the law's implementation. (July 17, 2019)

Teachers, Don't Just Shut Up and Teach

Our political system is out of balance, and teachers must prepare the next generation to do better, argues teacher-turned-legislator John Waldron. (July 15, 2019)

Do Principals and Their Administrative Team Need Coaching Too?

So often, we look at coaching as a one-on-one relationship, but coaching administrative teams can have a powerful impact as well, writes Peter DeWitt. (July 14, 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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More Cities Take On ‘Period Poverty’ as a Way to Keep Kids in School

Many girls can’t afford menstrual products, leading them to miss class. Some cities like Providence, R.I., are providing free pads and tampons to help keep them in school.
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Digital Directions

Social Media a Double-Edged Sword for Students With Disabilities, Study Finds

Students with disabilities were more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying, according to a study from the Ruderman Family Foundation. (July 10, 2019)

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Teaching Vocabulary Takes More Than Just Talking About Words During Read-Aloud

Time pressures cause some teachers to ignore important components of literacy, writes 1st grade teacher Brittany Oakley. Explicit vocabulary instruction is one of them. (July 10, 2019)

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14 Questions Educators Should Ask About AI-Based Products

As AI’s role in education becomes more pervasive, educators need to know what questions to ask about products that use the technology, argued Andreas Oranje, an ETS official. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 4, 2019)

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