Are We Preparing Students for a Lifetime of Success?

Here's how states and the nation score on a wide swath of family, school, and bread-and-butter indicators that affect conditions for success—and a scorecard for who's on top and who lags behind. (January 16, 2019)

Chance for Success

Is It Time to Kill Annual Testing?

A world without annual testing may be closer than you think, but it would come with some serious tradeoffs. Stephen Sawchuk considers the alternatives. This essay is part of our new special report on 10 pressing trends in education. (January 15, 2019)

10 Big Ideas in Education

Bible Study Bill Kicks Up Controversy in N.D.

(January 16, 2019)

National Teacher of the Year Set to Join House Education Committee

(January 15, 2019)

New Setback for PARCC as Another State Abandons Test

(January 15, 2019)

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Opinion

How Teachers Can Support and Challenge Twice-Exceptional Students

Too often, students who are both gifted and have disabilities are underserved, writes Caroline Galeota. Here are some ways teachers can better accommodate these learners. (January 8, 2019)

Should Fewer Black Students Receive Special Ed. Services?

Doug Green examines who special education students are and the struggles he faced as a school principal to ensure services for all students who needed them. (January 8, 2019)

School Safety Means More Than Active-Shooter Drills

Schools across the country participate in active-shooter drills. Perhaps it's time to find a better approach to preparing students for emergency events, says Amy Klinger of the Educator’s School Safety Network. (January 13, 2019)

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Yearly Reports

Data: Are We Preparing Students for a Lifetime of Success?

Quality Counts 2019

Here's how states and the nation score on a wide swath of family, school, and bread-and-butter indicators that affect conditions for success—and a scorecard for who's on top and who lags behind.
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FEATURED VIDEO

Creating Pathways for Gifted Students in Rural Alaska

A summer honors institute recruits high-achieving Alaska Native students from the remote corners of the state to help prepare them for rigorous coursework and set them on the path to college success.
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Digital Directions

School Connectivity, Access to Devices Continue to Rise, Survey Finds

Districts are increasingly confident in their networks' ability to support one or even two digital devices for every student, according to a new survey of school technology leaders. (January 8, 2019)

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Teacher

Teachers Have Trust Issues

Many teachers may have lost faith in the system, but they haven’t lost hope. Andrew Ujifusa unpacks this year’s outbreak of teacher activism. (January 8, 2019)

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Market Brief

U.S. Education Industry’s Cybersecurity Lags Behind 16 Other Sectors

Schools have become more dependent on education technology as well as more at risk of cybersecurity attacks, according to a SecurityScorecard report. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (January 8, 2019)

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