Who Should Improve the School Improvement Industry?

The school improvement industry is an unruly collection of outsiders. New research offers insight for greater cohesion, writes Thomas Hatch. (March 20, 2019)

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Dear White Teachers: You Can't Love Your Black Students If You Don't Know Them

It isn't enough to "love all students," writes the University of Georgia's Bettina L. Love. (March 18, 2019)


What Really Causes Special Education Teachers to Burn Out?

Special education students need more support, but so do their teachers, writes high school teacher Josh Brown. (March 12, 2019)


I Moonlight as a Private College Counselor. Trust Me, the Inequity Is Baked In

Most rich parents don't commit fraud to get their kids into college, but there are plenty of legal ways to buy an unfair advantage, writes Mary Finn. (March 14, 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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Explicit Phonics Instruction: It's Not Just for Students With Dyslexia

Teacher Kyle Redford has long advocated that dyslexic children need specialized instruction in how to decode words. But a recent look at reading research called her to question her stance—and now she says all students should learn this way. (March 19, 2019)

Teachers Need More Pay, Not Merit Pay

We need to begin by overhauling how we think about all teachers’ worth, writes Ariel Sacks. (March 12, 2019)


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Education Week reporters and editors identify 10 of today’s most pressing challenges in education and offer bold ideas for addressing them. (January 8, 2019)

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From school shootings to student suicides to hurricanes and more: School leaders open up about how they faced some of the most difficult circumstances of their careers. (November 27, 2018)


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