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5 Guidelines to Avoid Getting Bamboozled by Misleading News

Deceptive news and research is having a heyday. Here’s how distinguished professor Donna Y. Ford cuts through the clutter. (January 13, 2020)

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Local Journalism Is in Crisis. That's a Big Problem for Education

Local journalism and education are cornerstones of a functioning democracy. What happens when one crumbles? (January 7, 2020)

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Teachers, the Robots Are Coming. But That's Not a Bad Thing

Ignoring artificial intelligence won’t keep it out of the classroom. Instead, teachers should be actively shaping it. (January 7, 2020)

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What Does Big Tech Want From Schools? (Spoiler Alert: It's Not Money)

As Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft make themselves increasingly indispensable in education, teachers are getting worried. Should they be? (January 7, 2020)

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From the Pueblo to College: The Journey of Two Rural Students

What does it take for rural students to succeed academically? This three-part video series follows two Native American students as they transition from high school to higher education and explores what their decisions mean for their families and their Jemez Pueblo community.

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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. (March 18, 2019)

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'I Miss So Much About My Job': A Teacher With Cancer Reflects on Her Years in the Classroom

Cancer has forced teacher Johanna Rauhala to leave her classroom. As she packs up her things, she reflects on her work, and writes that she feels honored to have served alongside those who spend their days "pushing the current of knowledge along." (January 14, 2020)

Tiny Teaching Stories: 'My Voice Is Terrible'

Super-short stories written by teachers about their triumphs and frustrations, and the hilarious or absurd moments from their lives. (January 3, 2020)


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As the media landscape becomes more atomized and the political landscape more fractious, we wanted to know how scholars are keeping current. (January 13, 2020)

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