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What School Shooters Have in Common

Two researchers wanted to understand data-driven pathways for preventing school shootings. Here's what they found. (October 8, 2019)

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Here's What Student Activists Need From You

Stop gawking at student protesters and start working with us, urge two high school climate activists. (October 15, 2019)


10 Tips for Building a More LGBTQ-Inclusive Classroom

Don't assume talking about LGBTQ issues has to involve talking about sex, and other important lessons from teachers. (October 10, 2019)


Stop Punting Dyslexia to Teachers. It's Everyone's Responsibility

Struggling to read is more than just a classroom problem—and teachers need support, writes Molly Ness. (October 7, 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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Tiny Teaching Stories: 'For Good Instead of Mischief'

Super-short stories written by teachers about their triumphs and frustrations, and the hilarious or absurd moments from their lives. (October 11, 2019)

The 'Magic' Teachers Need From Their Principals

Teachers work their magic with students all the time, building community and trust. What would school be like if principals worked that same magic with teachers, wonders Jonathon Medeiros. (October 9, 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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