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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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Can Standardized Tests Predict Adult Success? What the Research Says

There is a link between standardized test scores and later life outcomes. But is there causation? Researchers Dan Goldhaber and Umut Özek explore. (October 6, 2019)

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How the Ed. Department Threw a Wrench in Student-Privacy Laws

An incoherent FERPA rule change is facing legal challenges. As it should, writes Frank D. LoMonte. (October 1, 2019)

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It's Time to End Timed Tests

The research is clear that speed doesn't reflect intelligence, writes Alden S. Blodget. (September 30, 2019)

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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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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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Why I’m Rethinking Teaching Shakespeare in My English Classroom

It's high time to question the place of Shakespeare in our classrooms, writes middle school teacher Christina Torres. Our kids deserve to study stories that represent and validate their experiences and cultures. But throwing the Bard out entirely isn't the answer either. (October 1, 2019)

What Makes a Great Teacher: Pedagogy or Personality?

Teachers' passion and charisma influence the way students experience a class. But teachers aren’t "born" knowing how to inspire children in a classroom setting, writes Ariel Sacks. (September 25, 2019)

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