COVID-19 Could Make Schools a Big Election Issue

With the stakes high in November, school shutdowns, reopenings, and money for recovery could put education front and center for voters, and complicate things for politicians and activists alike. (May 21, 2020)

Coronavirus and Schools

Whole Language 'Founding Father' Kenneth S. Goodman Dead at 92

Goodman’s theories dominated the teaching of reading for decades, but subsequent research challenged many of his conclusions. (May 22, 2020)

Helping Students Grieve From a Distance

(May 20, 2020)

'Kids Will Be Kids:' South Korea's First Day Back at School During COVID-19

(May 21, 2020)

Data: When Will School Start This Fall?

(May 18, 2020)

Superintendents: It's Too Expensive to Re-Open Schools

New costs are colliding with dwindling funds—a double whammy of the coronavirus crisis that is making the re-opening of school buildings a huge financial challenge. (May 22, 2020)

Domestic Violence in the Age of COVID-19: A Teacher's Perspective

(May 22, 2020)

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Opinion

6 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 19, 2020)

What Does Remote Instructional Leadership Look Like?

We are over eight weeks into this pandemic and teachers and leaders all over North America are engaged in pandemic teaching. But, the fall is coming and we will find ourselves in this position once again. We need virtual instructional leadership to move from pandemic teaching to virtual learning. (May 18, 2020)

The Most Difficult Question Teachers Face Right Now

When it comes to choosing between keeping standards high and showing compassion, veteran teachers say to give students a little grace. (May 20, 2020)

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Yearly Reports

Meet Our 2020 Leaders To Learn From

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

Artificial Intelligence in K-12: The Right Mix for Learning or a Bad Idea?

The rapid shift to tech-driven, remote learning this spring has infused more technology into K-12 education, but AI tools still remain on the fringe. (May 19, 2020)

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Teacher

Tabatha Rosproy Is National Teacher of the Year's First Early Childhood Educator

The first preschool teacher to win the national award in its 68-year history teaches in a local retirement community and nursing home in Winfield, Kan. (May 21, 2020)

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Market Brief

Federal Lawmakers Urge FTC to Monitor Digital Marketing During COVID-19

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate ed-tech companies' digital marketing practices, as online activity surges during COVID-19. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (May 12, 2020)

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