Students' 'Dream Jobs' Out of Sync With Economy

A new 41-country study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development finds that students’ career expectations are stuck in the last century. (January 23, 2020)

Preservice Teachers Getting Mixed Messages on Teaching Reading

When asked which reading researchers' work they introduce to preservice classes, professors of education point to a mix of experts, some of whose ideas conflict with the research on reading, an Education Week survey found. (January 23, 2020)

D.C. Gains Momentum in Boosting Opportunities for Students

(January 24, 2020)

Chance For Success

State Grades on Chance for Success: 2020 Map and Rankings

(January 23, 2020)

Social Media Is 'Tearing Us Apart', Middle and High School Students Say

(January 23, 2020)

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks to students at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa. She’s among a number of Democratic presidential candidates engaging with students in Iowa as they blitz the state ahead of Iowa’s Feb. 3 caucuses. —Jon Lemons /Des Moines Public Schools
  • Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang meets with student journalists in the Roosevelt High School library. —Phil Roeder/Des Moines Public Schools
  • U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, D-Colo., visits elementary school students at the Downtown School in Des Moines. —Phil Roeder/Des Moines Public Schools

Iowa Caucuses Offer Students a Laboratory for Civics Ed.

With their state’s caucuses the first official marker in the 2020 presidential contest, Iowa teenagers are in a unique position to observe and participate. (January 27, 2020)

Introducing: A New Series on the Practical Takeaways From Research

(January 27, 2020)

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Opinion

Why Do We Only Talk About Phonics?

Foundational reading skills are more than the sum of their parts, so we must integrate how we teach them, writes literacy professor Heidi Anne E. Mesmer. (January 24, 2020)

A Quick But Important Test for How Your School Perceives Students

And four strategies for fixing the underlying problems most often laid bare, from Great Schools Partnership’s Craig Kesselheim. (January 23, 2020)

The 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

Here are the 2020 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, hot off the press! Also see who penned the top best-sellers and which universities produced the most ranked scholars. (January 8, 2020)

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Yearly Reports

Sneak Peek at Leaders To Learn From 2020

Leaders To Learn From 2020 Sneak Peek

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 two of our 2020 honorees early.
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Student Motivation: Praising Competence Instead of Natural Ability

Students are more likely to do something if they feel like they have the ability to be successful doing it.

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Digital Directions

How a Snow Day Forced a Minn. District to Establish E-Learning Options on the Fly

The director of teaching and learning for a Minnesota district talks about putting e-learning days into action under difficult circumstances. (January 17, 2020)

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Teacher

A Road Trip for Teachers and a Chance to Get Inspired

Education Week has teamed up with Roadtrip Nation to send a group of teachers across the country in a green RV. Here's what you need to know. (January 22, 2020)

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Market Brief

Pre-K-12 Ed-Tech Investments Plunged in 2019, Bucking Overall Learning Tech Trend

Investments in pre-K-12 ed-tech products around the globe have fallen dramatically, year over year, according to recently released research. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (January 21, 2020)

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