How Caring for Students Can Take a Steep Toll

Schools using trauma-sensitive approaches are becoming more mindful of—and guarding against—the emotional burnout of teachers. (September 18, 2019)

Teachers Learn to Protect, Affirm Transgender Kids

Equipping teachers to help transgender students feel safe and included requires special training, advocates say. (September 17, 2019)

Federal Spending Bill Would Boost Aid for School Safety, Charters

(September 18, 2019)

High School Coursework Falls Short in Workforce Prep, Survey Suggests

(September 18, 2019)

Parent Who Criticized His Son's Math Program Is Sued by Curriculum Company

(September 11, 2019)

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  • Adrian Galvan, left, is a bilingual paraprofessional at Lyman Hall Elementary School in Hall County, Ga. He is part of program that aims to recruit teacher-candidates who reflect the ethnic and linguistic diversity of the student population. —Nicole Craine for Education Week
  • Adrian Galvan, a member of the RISE program and a bilingual paraprofessional at Lyman Hall Elementary School, hugs his former 2nd-grade teacher and teaching inspiration, Donna Garlinghouse, at the school where they both work in Gainesville, Ga. —Nicole Craine for Education Week

Wanted: Teachers as Diverse as Their Students

Districts try "grow your own" programs to build an educator workforce that mirrors their changing student body. (September 19, 2019)

Highly Rated Curricula Are Out There. Are Schools Using Them?

(September 13, 2019)


How Our District Reimagined Special Education

We should have one nimble education system that serves all students, writes Colorado educator Steve Sandoval. (September 17, 2019)

The Irrefutable Case for Taking Class Outside

Serious learning doesn't just have to be an indoor activity. In fact, it really shouldn't be, argues instructional and leadership coach Kate Gardoqui. (September 16, 2019)

4 Poll Results That'll Shape the 2020 Election Education Debates

Every August, we get the two major annual polls on K-12 education. This year, the surveys were rife with provocative findings, says Rick Hess. (September 16, 2019)

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Leaders To Learn From 2019

Each year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders in its Leaders To Learn From report and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students. We are excited to reveal our 2019 honorees.
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Are Students Juuling in Your Classroom?

JUULs are easy to hide, have a flavored smell, and don’t emit much vapor. So how is a teacher to know if a student is JUULing, or vaping, in class?

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Digital Directions

Digital Learning Tools Are Everywhere, But Gauging Effectiveness Remains Elusive, Survey Shows

Educators are using digital tools to boost student learning more than ever. But few believe there’s good information available about which resources work best. (September 12, 2019)

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Teaching Never Gets Any Easier. But It Gets Better

Teacher Justin Minkel used to dream of the magical day when teaching would feel so much easier. He's realized that that day won't arrive, but something powerful takes its place: The insight, skill and big heart to be a better teacher. (September 11, 2019)

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Which Curriculum Providers Are Winning States’ Approval? A Peek Inside 12 Markets

Educators are turning to a database created by a state ed-tech directors’ association to search for quality instructional materials. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (September 12, 2019)

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