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What the Trump Administration's Latest Attack on Immigrants Means for Kids

A new regulation change will affect millions of immigrant families, including U.S.-born children, write Ajay Chaudry and Hirokazu Yoshikawa. (October 17, 2018)

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School Infrastructure Is in Big Trouble. Building New Schools Isn't the Answer

Microenvironment renovations offer schools a relatively inexpensive way to align facilities to teaching and learning, writes Bill Latham. (October 15, 2018)

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We Shouldn't Teach Young Men to Fear #MeToo

The Kavanaugh confirmation process demonstrates that schools must offer boys space to understand their emotional responses, writes Jeff Frank. (October 12, 2018)

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Public School Students Need to Study Religion

Religion should be taught in school, just not in the ways you might think, argues the Religious Literacy Project’s Diane L. Moore. (October 9, 2018)

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Opinion Contributors and Bloggers

Peter DeWitt

Peter DeWitt is an author, presenter, and former K-5 public school principal who writes about collaborative leadership, inclusive school climates, and connected learning. (September 21, 2017)

Bruce Fuller

Bruce Fuller, a sociologist at the University of California, Berkeley, works on how schools and civic activists push to advance pluralistic communities. He trades views with Lance Izumi, on the other side of the political aisle. (October 19, 2017)

Lance Izumi

Lance Izumi is a Koret senior fellow in education studies and senior director of the Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute, a free-market think tank. He trades views with Bruce Fuller, on the other side of the political aisle. (October 19, 2017)

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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. (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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Teacher Voices

Teachers: Don’t Force Students to Speak for an Entire Culture

When teachers ask, for example, an Indian American student to speak as a representative for all Indian Americans, they're engaging in a kind of microaggression, writes a former teacher and researcher. (October 16, 2018)

Dance Teacher: Arts Ed. Could Be the Key to Student Engagement

The arts present an opportunity to reach students who feel disconnected from learning, writes dance teacher Jennifer Jackson, and more schools should make them a priority. (October 10, 2018)

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