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  • Treasure López, 8, stretches during yoga club after school at Doull Elementary School in Denver. In addition to yoga club, the school uses “reflection yoga” twice a week as a replacement for after-school detention for students who misbehave. —Rachel Woolf for Education Week
  • Keyla Huerta, 8, puts her hands to her heart during yoga club at Doull Elementary School in Denver. After the school replaced after-school detention with “reflection yoga
  •  Yania Gonzalez, 7, carries her mat to yoga club at Doull Elementary School in Denver. The school offers after-school yoga three days a week—twice a week as a replacement for detention and once a week as a club for students who want to participate. The school’s use of yoga is part of its larger efforts to meet the social and emotional needs of students. —Rachel Woolf for Education Week

Ditching Detention for Yoga

As more schools aim to address students’ social and emotional needs, some are using meditation, yoga, and other mindfulness practices to address misbehavior and stress. But the research on the effectiveness of such practices is mixed. (May 24, 2019)

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Coalition-Building in the Era of Educator Activism

"Teaching is a political act," argues teacher-turned-politician John Waldron. And it's going to take more organizing to rescue public education. (May 22, 2019)

Teens Need to Discern Fact From Fiction. Adults Need to Help

Media literacy is becoming more challenging by the day. That's why teacher and parents need to team up, argues Mike Stone. (May 20, 2019)

Gay Kids Play Sports, Too. It's a Story That Needs to Be Shared

The world of sports at all levels needs to be a safe and welcoming environment for everyone, says Phil Bildner. (May 22, 2019)

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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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What Constitutional Rights Do Students Have?

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Ed-Tech Problems Open Doors for Entrepreneurs to Solve Them

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65 Years After Brown v. Board, Where Are All the Black Educators?

The landmark Supreme Court decision that integrated schools 65 years ago had an unintended effect that’s still felt today: Thousands of black teachers and principals lost their jobs. (May 14, 2019)

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This new online tool about STEM education can help companies pinpoint where there might be opportunities to offer their products and services across the U.S. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 16, 2019)

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