Education news, analysis, and opinion about schools typically serving 9th to 12th grades and the students who attend them
College & Workforce Readiness High School Students Think They Are Ready for College. But They Aren't
Four in 5 students say they're academically ready for college. Their test scores say otherwise.
Classroom Technology What Is Age-Appropriate Use of AI? 4 Developmental Stages to Know About
Child development experts and teachers offer advice on when K-12 students should start using AI-powered tech and for what purposes.
School & District Management How These Principals Nip Apathy in the Bud After Winter Break and Long Weekends
Cellphone bans, Instagram posts and shout-outs are small fixes to the growing problem of student apathy.
Classroom Technology Q&A ‘I’m More Scared of the People’: What Two High Schoolers Make of AI
The students discuss how they’ve used AI, their concerns about it, and how they see it affecting their career plans.
Curriculum A Few Years Ago, 8 States Required Personal Finance Education. Now It's Up to Half
Advocates say the pandemic has accelerated the push to require high schoolers to take a financial literacy course.
Mathematics Students See Value in Math Class. But Many Also Find It Boring
A new survey of nearly 90,000 high school students demonstrates American teenagers’ deep ambivalence about how math is taught in schools.
College & Workforce Readiness Navigating Financial Assistance Can Be Tough. Not All Schools Offer Help
Outside resources are helping to fill in the gaps.
Student Well-Being Reports Student Mental Health: Survey Results from Students and Education Leaders
This report presents findings on student mental health based on survey results from educational administrators and high school students.
Student Well-Being Opinion When Social Media Is Hurting Students: 5 Steps to Improve Digital Well-Being
These five recommendations can help students (and adults) better regulate their tech and social media use and build their digital agency.
College & Workforce Readiness How 3 Award-Winning Teachers Prepare Students for Life After Graduation
Education Week spoke with teachers about how they help students shape their plans for after high school.
Law & Courts Lawsuit Over a Transgender School Sports Policy Revived by Federal Appeals Court
The 2nd Circuit court stressed that it was not deciding the underlying issue in the case of whether Title IX bars such a policy.
School Climate & Safety Q&A Two Students—One Jewish, One Muslim—Give Advice on Discussing the Israel-Hamas War
Learning and talking about the conflict gives students the opportunity to become compassionate global citizens, experts say.