February 21, 2024

Education Week, Vol. 43, Issue 18
Custom illustration by Taylor Callery showing a glitchy rendition of Taylor Swift split with a collage of pixelated non recognizable images which show the idea of a "deep fake' version of Taylor Swift while a young female is shown in the background holding a phone and looking over her shoulder at T Swift in the background. T Swift is breaking apart with subtle use of pixels.
Taylor Callery for Education Week (Image of Taylor Swift: AP)
Education Briefly Stated: February 21, 2024
February 20, 2024
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Two hands put together the pieces of an arrow puzzle that resembles a red brick schoolhouse.
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Vector illustration of 4 professionals looking through a large magnifying glass at charts and large upward arrows.
Signs are displayed at a smoke shop in Park Ridge, Ill., on Aug 14, 2023.
Signs are displayed at a smoke shop in Park Ridge, Ill., on Aug 14, 2023. Zyns are an oral nicotine pouch that are increasingly popular among teens, presenting a new challenge to schools.
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Visitors walk past a makeshift memorial honoring those recently killed at Robb Elementary School, Tuesday, July 12, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. A Texas lawmaker says surveillance video from the school hallway where police waited as a gunman opened fire in a fourth-grade classroom will be shown this weekend to residents of Uvalde.
Visitors walk past a makeshift memorial on July 12, 2022, honoring those killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, in a May 2022 school shooting. Nearly a year after the Uvalde shooting, lawmakers in Texas passed a bill requiring that every public school classroom have a panic alarm system.
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View of the back of a woman lecturer giving a presentation to Ba blurred out group of diverse adults
Two teen boys sit behind a long table with a sign on the front that says "voter registration" in bold black letters.
High school students Sawyer Brockman, left, and Jack Skilling volunteer at the voter registration table for the presidential primary election at Windham High School, on Jan. 23, 2024, in Windham, N.H. Encouraging students to volunteer in elections can help them understand the process before their first time voting, experts said.
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Conceptual image of substitute teacher in classroom, colorized blue.
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Tight crop of a student's hands using a keyboard on table to do test examination with multiple choice bubble form on virtual screen.
Illustration of school text books and wrecking ball.
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Teaching Profession Opinion Why Is the Nation Invested in Tearing Down Public Education?
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, February 16, 2024
5 min read
School building empty front yard with green trees road crosswalk summer cityscape
School & District Management Opinion Are We Thinking About Absenteeism Wrong? What It Takes to Keep Kids in School
Joshua P. Starr, February 7, 2024
4 min read
Education Week opinion letters submissions
Gwen Keraval for Education Week
Curriculum Letter to the Editor Finance Education in Schools Must Be More Than Personal
February 20, 2024
1 min read
Photo illustration of colorful 60's geometric design patterns mimicking screen-printing over historic photograph. - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., center, addresses a gathering in the riot-torn area of Los Angeles, Aug. 18, 1965. Bayard Rustin, King's aide, is at left.
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