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The First Rule of Public Scholarship? Nobody Knows Anything

It’s not easy to become a public scholar. Frederick M. Hess shares the lessons he learned the hard way about being an education "expert." (January 15, 2019)

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The Black Achievement Paradox Nobody's Talking About

Drawing on his personal experience growing up in an Air Force family, Daarel Burnette II highlights emerging research on military-connected students. (January 8, 2019)

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Is It Time to Kill Annual Testing?

A world without annual testing may be closer than you think, but it would come with some serious tradeoffs. Stephen Sawchuk considers the alternatives. (January 8, 2019)

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The Truth About Bilingualism: It's Only for Some Students

The widespread embrace of foreign-language instruction is raising some uncomfortable questions. Corey Mitchell explains the inclusion problem at the heart of bilingual education. (January 8, 2019)

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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. (April 19, 2016)

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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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‘Why Are You a Teacher?’ Your Answer Should Change Over Time

It’s not uncommon for teachers to be asked about their philosophy of education, writes Domonique Dickson. Here’s why it’s important that they keep reflecting on the purpose of their work. (January 16, 2019)

How Teachers Can Support and Challenge Twice-Exceptional Students

Too often, students who are both gifted and have disabilities are underserved, writes Caroline Galeota. Here are some ways teachers can better accommodate these learners. (January 8, 2019)

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