Less Learning Time Drives Fears of Academic Erosion

Schools struggled to balance the tension between high expectations and the need for flexibility, a challenge that will likely continue next school year. (May 29, 2020)

Coronavirus and Schools

Data: Students Are Getting Less Instruction Time During COVID-19

Surveys by the EdWeek Research Center capture a picture of teaching and learning during the pandemic that reveals big instructional equity problems. (May 29, 2020)

7 Issues Facing K-12 Budgets as COVID-Shocked Legislatures Reconvene

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Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and COVID-19 Make a Dire Trio for Puerto Rico's Schools

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Will COVID-19 Spur Greater Use of Artificial Intelligence in K-12 Education?

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Tech Use Surges Under COVID-19


How to Contend With Pandemic Learning Loss

Some methods for catch-up are in place, but teachers will need to prepare for what students missed or forgot, write Heather C. Hill and Susanna Loeb. (May 28, 2020)

Love, Resilience: A Teacher's Letter to the Class of 2020

You've managed to make the best of a bad situation, writes teacher Christina Torres, but that doesn't mean this isn't tough. (May 27, 2020)

Responses to 'Why Do I Have to Learn This?'

Five educators describe how they help students see the relevancy of lessons, including through the use of empathy and analogies. (May 28, 2020)

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Leaders To Learn From 2020

Each year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students in its Leaders To Learn From special report. We are excited to reveal our 2020 honorees.
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Students Share Their Coronavirus Diaries: 'I'm Really Missing School'

Some teachers are asking students to keep a daily record of life during the shutdowns. In this Education Week video, 5th and 7th graders read their entries aloud.

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Digital Directions

What Soldiers, Doctors, and Professors Can Teach Us About AI During COVID-19

Sectors of our economy such as the military, health care, and higher education are much further along than the K-12 system in using artificial intelligence. (May 26, 2020)

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6 Classroom Changes Teachers Will Make When Schools Reopen

Teaching during the pandemic is bringing home the value of fewer grades and “old people" technology, writes Gina Denny. (May 18, 2020)

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How Recession-Proof Are Your K-12 District Customers? Look Them Up in Our Database

A new database from Education Week allows users, including companies, to dive into the finances of 12,000 school districts around the country and gauge whether they are likely to face budget cuts. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 20, 2020)

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