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What Really Keeps Girls of Color Out of STEM

Science, technology, engineering, and math diplomas open a lot of doors, writes Emilio Pack. But are they open to everyone? (April 23, 2019)

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Your Objections to Whole-Child Education Aren't Wrong. They're Just Outdated

In early-childhood education, whole-child curricula and strong academics aren’t mutually exclusive, write Beverly Perdue and Vincent J. Costanza. (April 19, 2019)

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How the EPA's Deregulation Could Worsen Chronic Absenteeism

Increased air pollution threatens students' academic success more than you might think, warns physician and former classroom teacher Kunal Sindhu. (April 17, 2019)

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'I've Had a Lot of Survivor's Guilt': Columbine High's Former Principal on Healing His Community

Frank DeAngelis, who was the principal of Columbine High School from 1996-2014, talks about the steps he took to heal students and staff in the wake of the school shooting. (April 16, 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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Failure Is a Part of Teaching. Here's How to Grow From It

We don’t always approach failure with the growth mindset that we encourage in our students, writes teacher Lory Peroff. (April 23, 2019)

Whole-Class Novels vs. Choice Reading: Why Not Do Both?

The interplay between these two learning experiences helps students grow a love of reading and build stronger muscles to engage with texts, writes Ariel Sacks. (April 16, 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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