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August 17, 2022

Education Week, Vol. 42, Issue 1
Staci Pollock teaches reading comprehension to her second grade class at Lacy Elementary in Raleigh, N.C., on May 25, 2022.
Read-alouds—like the one Staci Pollock is teaching in a 2nd grade class at Lacy Elementary in Raleigh, N.C.—introduce content knowledge and spur conversations among students who are still mastering reading fundamentals.
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Education Briefly Stated: August 17, 2022
August 16, 2022
8 min read
This image released by NASA on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, shows the edge of a nearby, young, star-forming region NGC 3324 in the Carina Nebula. Captured in infrared light by the Near-Infrared Camera (NIRCam) on the James Webb Space Telescope, this image reveals previously obscured areas of star birth, according to NASA.
This image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows the edge of a nearby, young, star-forming region in the Carina Nebula and reveals previously obscured areas of star birth, according to NASA.
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Conceptual illustration of a sitting child casting a long COVID-19 shadow
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Dena Keeling, a former equity officer for the Orange County (NC) School District, now works for the University of North Carolina, which partners with Durham Public Schools for equity work.
Dena Keeling, the former chief equity officer for the school district in Orange County, N.C., now works for the University of North Carolina, which partners with a different K-12 school system on issues of equity.
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The state of North Carolina is taking measures to improve reading rates in elementary schools, including this classroom at Lacy Elementary in Raleigh, N.C.
The state of North Carolina is taking measures to improve reading rates in elementary schools, including this classroom at Lacy Elementary in Raleigh, N.C.
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Reading & Literacy Opinion I Teach Writing. It's Emotional Work
Gillian Steinberg, July 15, 2022
4 min read
Photo illustration of a child with an umbrella on an ominous road in the woods.
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Student Well-Being Opinion Don't Let Kindness Stand in the Way of Safety
Lory Walker Peroff, July 22, 2022
4 min read
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Illustration of an open laptop receiving an email.
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Illustration of an open laptop receiving an email.
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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor Validated by EdWeek, Not by My Administration
August 16, 2022
1 min read
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School & District Management Opinion Schools Can Do More Than 'Return to Normal.' Here's How
Michael B. Horn, July 7, 2022
5 min read