September 21, 2016

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A new report estimates that, if current market trends persist, U.S. schools could be short by hundreds of thousands of teachers within the next few years.
An Education Week Research Center survey highlights teachers' enthusiasm for the concept and their desire for more professional development on how to effectively use it in their classrooms.
A dozen states pick governors Nov. 8, and they'll play a crucial role in setting the education agenda under the new Every Student Succeeds Act.
A new Texas law requiring such cameras at the request of parents and teachers raises questions about cost, privacy, and even whether they'll help protect children.
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The winning high school redesign projects get $10 million each to bring their ideas to life.
A Newark, N.J., complex’s ties to charter schools has created tensions in the district.
Despite major strides in getting schools connected to the internet, state ed-tech leaders are calling for redoubled efforts to provide equitable access to technology.
Hybrid laptop-tablet devices are growing more popular in the global K-12 education market, according to a recent analysis by Futuresource Consulting.
Tight timelines and the requirement for a summative rating for schools are among the issues officials must navigate as they craft accountability plans under the new federal law.
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.'s swing through six Southern states included stops highlighting the administration's competitive-grant programs.
The U.S. Department of Education recently released two sets of proposed regulations that deal with how student testing will work under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The official "comment period" ended earlier this month, and more than 100 educators, parents, and advocates took the opportunity to offer their thoughts.
Students of color need more teachers and leaders with whom they share a cultural background, writes Winston C. Cox.
Mayors must work across party lines to build education partnerships and capacity in their communities, write two Arizonian mayors.
Neither Clinton nor Trump favor a conservative approach to education, write Frederick M. Hess and Max Eden.
Donald Trump’s rise as a presidential candidate reflects a problem with American education, argues Marc S. Tucker.
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