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Betsy DeVos and other political leaders have lost sight of the audacious Reagan-era goal to revitalize education, writes Thomas Toch.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
Teachers already know student learning does not occur in a vacuum. New research is backing them up, writes Jim Shelton.
April 24, 2018 – Education Week
Author and speaker Sir Ken Robinson considers the role of homework in the academic lives of children—an issue that is still up for debate.
April 19, 2018 – Education Week
It's time to elevate family structure as an influential factor in academic success, argues Fordham Institute fellow Ian Rowe.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
It’s not just low wages that put a financial strain on teachers, write two Rutgers researchers. Rising health insurance costs take a toll too.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
Many schools treat students with mental-health issues reactively, rather than proactively, write Catherine A. Hogan & Laura F. Main.
April 13, 2018 – Education Week
Teachers must reject the idea that math is like eating vegetables, says former offensive lineman and current mathematician John Urschel.
April 25, 2018 – Education Week
To improve student safety, districts can learn lessons from schools who have successfully stopped acts of violence, write three school-safety experts.
April 11, 2018 – Education Week
When traditional public schools partner with high-quality charter leaders, schools improve for all students, write two Walton Family Foundation directors.
April 10, 2018 – Education Week
Creativity is too often the domain of the elite. Schools can help, write composer Anthony Brandt and neuroscientist David Eagleman.
April 11, 2018 – Education Week

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