Superintendents: It's Too Expensive to Reopen 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)

Coronavirus and Schools

What Soldiers, Doctors, and Professors Can Teach Us About AI

Sectors of our economy such as the military, health care, and higher education are much further along than the K-12 system in using artificial intelligence. (May 26, 2020)

Tech Use Surges Under COVID-19

Federal Appeals Court Appears Divided on Transgender Rights in Gavin Grimm Case

(May 26, 2020)

COVID-19's Turmoil Could Make Schools a Potent Election Issue

(May 22, 2020)

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

(May 18, 2020)

Tips for Student Motivation: Relatedness & Relevance

In this two-part series, Sacramento teacher Larry Ferlazzo discusses how autonomy, competence, relatedness, and relevance all have an impact on students’ intrinsic motivation. (May 26, 2020)

Schools Are Socially Promoting Students En Masse. What's Next?

(May 26, 2020)

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

We must have extra compassion for students who have lost their safe haven during this crisis, writes high school teacher Shalander Shelly Samuels. (May 22, 2020)

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)

Students Provide Feedback on 4 Areas of Focus During This Pandemic

What are you learning right now on your own, without teachers? It's an important question to ask students, and we can't do it if we always use the mute function when teaching them, says Peter DeWitt. (May 26, 2020)

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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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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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