Superintendent: Immigrant Students Need a Safe Harbor in School

In the wake of anti-immigrant violence, we must help make sure that all students feel welcomed, writes Susana Cordova. (August 19, 2019)

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An El Paso Teacher's Pledge: I Will Help My Students Through Their Fear

The killer may have known El Paso's demographics, but he did not know our community's heart, writes teacher Christina Mier. (August 14, 2019)


National PTA President: Congress Must Reconvene Now to Address Gun Violence

We don't elect leaders to offer thoughts and prayers, writes Leslie Boggs. It's time for those lawmakers to pass common-sense gun reform. (August 8, 2019)


How to Bring Research Into Your Classroom—And Become Your Own Researcher

Even if you're too busy to wade through dense 30-page articles on best practices, don't give up on research, writes educator Cassandra O'Sullivan Sachar. (August 6, 2019)

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Q&As With K-12 Thought Leaders

Read insights from some of the K-12 field's most prominent education scholars, leaders, and practitioners. Education Week and Education Week Teacher have gathered years of valuable interviews reflecting some of the most pressing issues in K-12 schooling. (March 18, 2019)

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Beyond Bias: Countering Stereotypes in Schools

In four videos, education researchers discuss their perspectives on the criminalizing of black girls in American schools, including by school resource officers.

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The Urgent Need for Anti-Racist Education

In the wake of recent shootings linked to white supremacy and an uptick in hate crimes, we need to teach students to actively work against racism, writes Christina Torres. (August 14, 2019)

I Knew Toni Morrison. She Was a Gifted Teacher

An unexpected friendship with the author and Nobel laureate gave this professor—and her preservice teachers and their middle school students—insight into Morrison’s talents as a teacher. (August 13, 2019)


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