What Do Principals Need to Do After a School Shooting?

In the unfortunate club of principals and K-12 administrators whose schools become the site of unthinkable violence, the best source of guidance to navigate the grief, trauma, and leadership challenges that follow are their peers who've been through it. (March 21, 2018)

New Guidelines Let Civil Rights Office Ignore Serial Complainers

Opponents say changes intended to make the complaint process more efficient may end up scuttling some complaints that have merit. (March 23, 2018)

Kentucky Teachers Rally to Protest Pension Overhaul

(March 23, 2018)

Federal Spending Bill Would Boost Education Aid, Reject Trump Choice Push

(March 21, 2018)

More Than School Safety: What the Huge Hike for ESSA's Block Grant Means

(March 22, 2018)

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Will 'March for Our Lives' Change Gun Laws?

Students from the Florida school where 17 were killed last month ignited the movement fueling demonstrations this weekend in the nation’s capital and hundreds of sites nationwide. (March 22, 2018)

One of History's Famous Student Activists: Why I'll Be Marching

(March 23, 2018)

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Why We Didn't Allow Our Students to Participate in the Walkout

Not all students in Bellefonte, Pa., honored the Parkland shooting victims by following district policy, explains their superintendent Michelle Saylor. (March 22, 2018)

The Time Has Come to Empower Military Families With School Choice

Education savings accounts would give the families of U.S. armed services much-needed school choice, writes Heritage Foundation’s Lindsey M. Burke. (March 21, 2018)

Resistance to Learning From Other Countries' Best Practices

Teachers should keep an open mind when learning about other countries' education practices, writes California high school teacher David Andrew Tow. (March 22, 2018)

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Yearly Reports

Nation's Schools Stuck in 'Average' Range on Annual Report Card

Quality Counts 2018

Education Week’s annual state-by-state assessment of public education paints a portrait of middling performance overall. This is the first of three data-driven Quality Counts packages.
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Global Warming Debate Heats Up

Global warming is a politically charged issue, and now disagreements over the cause of climate change are playing out in science classrooms.
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Digital Directions

Florida Virtual School Reveals Huge Data Breaches

The personal information of more than 368,000 students and 1,800 teachers was compromised, the country’s largest state-run virtual school said. (March 12, 2018)

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Listening Is a Teacher's Most Powerful Tool

In order to break through the noise of students' smartphones, teachers should actually do less talking and more listening, says a 9th grade teacher. (March 7, 2018)

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Market Brief

Feds Pick Calif. Nonprofit as Partner on Open Educational Resources Project

The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education was chosen by the U.S. Department of Education to help promote the #GoOpen network. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 12, 2018)

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