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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need permission to link to articles?

How do I obtain permission to use a section or the full text of an article?

Do I need permission to make a photocopy of an article?

How do I reprint opinion essays?

How can I use Edweek.org content in my classroom or share it with my colleagues?

How do I reprint EdWeek Market Brief material?

How do I order copies or get permission to reprint a special report or Spotlight?

Can I share or use a photograph, infographic, or other multimedia item?

How do I license video?

How do I order a custom reprint?

How do I cite your content in APA format?

My question was not answered here. Who do I contact?




Do I need permission to link to articles?

Permission is not required to link to any article or page on our site so long as you do not state or imply any sponsorship of your site or product by Education Week. This includes linking from websites, social media, newsletters, listservs, and emails. Our policy is to allow others to post a link and up to two paragraphs of any article on our website. For example, it would look something like this:

Vision, Reality Collide in Common-Core Tests - Education Week
In states across the country, field-testing of the exams that will measure students' mastery of the Common Core State Standards is well underway. Much attention is focusing on the questions that this "testing of the test" will inevitably raise about bandwidth, access for special populations, and standard-setting.
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How do I obtain permission to use a section or the full text of an article?

Our policy is to allow others to post a link and up to two paragraphs of any article on our website.
Other than a limited number of photocopies (see here), you may not reproduce the full-text of an article in any format without permission. You may not email the full text of an article without a license to do so. This includes, but is not limited to, screenshots, embedded PDFs, links to PDFs or document formats of articles, or copied and pasted text.
If you wish to use the full text of an article or a portion larger than two paragraphs, please email [email protected].
If the content you wish to use was not created by an Education Week staff writer (it is credited to a content partner such as Hechinger or is a opinion essay), it is likely that Education Week does not own the rights to it. To obtain permission to use this content, please contact the author or content partner. If you have trouble finding contact information for an opinion author or are unsure if the content you wish to use is owned by Education Week, please contact [email protected].
If you wish to print a copy of an article for your own personal, non-commercial use, you can use the "Printer Friendly" button located at the beginning of the article. Please do not print out or make more than 5 copies of an article. See information about how to obtain permission to use EdWeek Market Brief content here.
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Do I need permission to make a photocopy of an article?

Permission is not required to photocopy an Education Week article for non-commercial use. Readers may make up to 5 print copies of our content at no cost for personal, noncommercial use, provided that each copy includes a full citation of the source.
See information about making photocopies of EdWeek Market Brief content here.
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How do I reprint opinion essays?

Education Week does not own the copyright to any opinion articles or blog posts on Edweek.org. Please contact the author of the work to request permission. If you have trouble finding contact information for an opinion author or are unsure if the content you wish to use is owned by Education Week, please contact [email protected].
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How can I use Edweek.org content in my classroom or share it with my colleagues?

If your school district or university has a subscription to Education Week or EdWeek Market Brief, all your students and colleagues should be able to read the content you share with them through a simple link. If your institution does not have a site license, have your librarian contact Ryan Lanier, our Digital Content Sales & Marketing Manager at [email protected] to learn more about getting one.
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If you would like to use EdWeek Market Brief content and your institution is not a site license customer, please contact [email protected] for pricing. Please include information about how the content will be used and how many people you would like to share it with.
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How do I reprint EdWeek Market Brief material?

You may print one copy of any material posted on EdWeek Market Brief, but only for your personal use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices that appear on such material. You may not otherwise reproduce or distribute copies of any EdWeek Market Brief materials in any form (including by e-mail or other electronic means), without prior written consent. Please contact [email protected] with requests to reprint EdWeek Market Brief material. Please include the following information in your request:
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  • State if your intended use the content is for educational or commercial purposes
  • Describe your intended use (e.g. print run, duration of use, online and/or in print, etc.)
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How do I order copies or get permission to reprint a special report or Spotlight?

To buy print copies of special reports or to use content from a special report or Spotlight digitally, please contact [email protected].
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Can I share or use a photograph, infographic, or other multimedia item?

Permission is not required to link to any infographics or multimedia on our site so long as you do not state or imply any sponsorship of your site or product by Education Week. This includes linking from websites, social media, newsletters, listservs, and emails. Please contact [email protected] for permission and costs if you would like to reproduce any photographs or multimedia items.
If the photograph or image you wish to reproduce is from Getty or AP, you will need to contact Getty Images or the Associated Press for permission to use the photograph or image.
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How do I license video from Education Week?

Please contact [email protected] with requests to license video from Education Week. Please include the following information in your request:
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  • Describe your intended use (e.g. use clip in documentary film, broadcast, online course.)
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How do I order a custom reprint?

Full-color and black-and-white reprints of Education Week articles and blog posts are available to order. Each custom-designed reprint is formatted with our Education Week logo. Custom reprints can be ordered as digital PDFs for online or print use, or as physical copies printed on quality 8½ x 11 paper.
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How do I cite your content in APA format?


For Articles Online:

{Last Name}, {First Initial}. ({Year, Month Day}). {Title}. {Title of Publication}, {volume}({issue}). Retrieved {Month Day, Year} from {URL}
    Examples:

For Articles in Print:

{Last Name}, {First Initial}. ({Year, Month Day}). {Title}. {Title of Publication}, {volume} ({issue}), pp. {page number(s)}.
    Examples:
  • Herold, B. (2015, January 14). Community Network Eyed as Model for Supporting Digital Learning. Education Week, 34(17), pp. 1, 10-11.
  • Education Week Research Center. (2008, January 10). The Teaching profession: Building and supporting capacity. Special Issue: Quality counts 2008. Education Week, 27(18), pp. 54-56.
  • Pick, G. (2000, May 1). Black like us. Teacher Magazine, 11(8), pp. 26-29, 31.
  • Ash, K. (2011, February 9). Boosting literacy. Digital Directions, 4(2), pp. 22-24.
  • Rebora, A. (2016, June 9). Exclusive survey yields teachers' tech views. [Special Issue]. Technology Counts 2016.Education Week, 35(35), pp. 4-5.

For Blogs:

{Last name}, {First Initial}. ({Year, Month Day}). {Title} [Web blog post]. Retrieved from {URL}
    Example:

For Entire Special Issues:

{Title} [Special Issue]. ({Year}). {Title of Publication}, {volume}({issue}).
    Example:
    Quality Counts: Preparing to launch: Early childhood's academic countdown. [Special Issue]. (2015). Education Week, 34(16).

For State Highlights Report:

Education Week Research Center ({Year}). {Title}. Retrieved from {URL}.
    Example:
    Education Week Research Center (2011). Pennsylvania state highlights 2011: A special supplement to Education Week's Quality Counts 2011. Retrieved from www.edweek.org/go/qc11shr

For the EdCounts Database:

To cite EdCounts data, cite the resource as a web page and format according to the style you are using.
    For example, in APA you might cite it as follows, including the name of the indicator or area of indicators:
    {Author}. ({Year}). {Web Page Title}. Retrieved {Date} from {URL}
    Education Week Research Center. (2008). Education Counts: Accountability. Edweek.org. Retrieved February 1, 2008 from http://www.edcounts.org

For Video:

Education Week. ({Year, Month Day}). {Title}. Retrieved from {URL}.
    YouTube Example:
    Other Video Example:

For Graphics:

{Last Name}, {First Initial}. ({Year}). {Title} [Graphic]. Retrieved {Date} from {URL}
    Examples:

For Surveys:

Education Week Research Center ({Year}). {Title} [Survey Instrument]. Retrieved from {URL}.
    Examples:

For E-Books:

Education Week Press ({Year}). {Title}. Retrieved from {URL}.
    Example:
Please email [email protected] with other questions regarding the citation of Education Week publications.
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My question was not answered here. Who do I contact?

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