A Symbol of Healing for School Shooting Survivors

A Native American dream catcher created for the survivors of the Columbine High School mass shooting became a healing symbol for many other school shooting survivors in the 20 years since. (July 20, 2018)

Are the Effects of State Pre-K Overrated?

A comparison of states' preschool enrollment and test scores, and a deeper look at Tennessee's pre-K program bolster arguments that prekindergarten is not the primary solution to closing the achievement gap. (July 19, 2018)

After Outcry, College Board Restores 250 Years to Proposed AP History Course

(July 19, 2018)

To Up Students' Math Ability, Try Working on Their Teachers' Growth Mindset

(July 19, 2018)

Facial-Recognition Systems Pitched as School-Safety Solution

(July 18, 2018)

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'Juuling' and Teenagers: 3 Things to Know

Some educators say a growing number of students are using tiny devices, called Juuls, to clandestinely inhale flavored nicotine vapor at school. In some schools, principals are offering cessation programs and other supports to help students quit. (July 20, 2018)

Trump Wants to Merge the Ed. and Labor Depts. That's a Bad Idea

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Children Are Naturally Curious About Science. Let's Nurture That

Parents who lack a strong foundation in science themselves need more support to guide their children's early-science learning, writes researcher Naomi Hupert. (July 19, 2018)

How School Choice Is About to Fundamentally Change

Where children live still largely determines their education options. But a dramatic shift is already under way, write Mark A. Elgart and Belle S. Wheelan. (July 17, 2018)

In School and Out, Relationships Matter

Neuroscience confirms that kids need strong, positive, supportive relationships to thrive in their education, writes Dale Erquiaga. (July 20, 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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Should Schools Rethink Sex Ed. in the #MeToo Era?

Some states and school districts are rethinking how they teach sex education in the wake of the #MeToo movement. We visit a Washington, D.C. school where students learn how to form healthy relationships.
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Digital Directions

Jim Shelton to Step Down as Head of Chan Zuckerberg's Education Initiative

Despite a surprising leadership change, CZI still plans to give hundreds of millions of dollars per year to support “whole-child personalized learning.” (July 11, 2018)

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Lessons From N.Y.C. Teachers' Paid Parental Leave Win

Teachers' unions must recommit to solving community-based concerns and taking on actions that influence structural power, writes John Troutman McCrann. (July 11, 2018)

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K-12 Artificial Intelligence Market Set to Explode in U.S. and Worldwide by 2024

Teachers and students will have more ed-tech tools that use artificial intelligence in coming years, and the AI market is expected to skyrocket. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 10, 2018)

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