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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor Validated by EdWeek, Not by My Administration
"I feel like public school in America is broken," writes a former teacher in this letter to the editor.
August 16, 2022
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Equity & Diversity Letter to the Editor An Educator Shares Lessons on Inclusivity From Preschoolers
Discussions involving equity, discrimination, and privilege resonate with preschoolers, writes an educator in this letter to the editor.
August 16, 2022
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Classroom Technology Letter to the Editor We Need More Research Before Investing In Homework Tech
If tech equity were suddenly a reality, we might simply be making it easier to do the wrong thing, says this letter to the editor.
August 16, 2022
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Assessment Letter to the Editor We Need NAEP
The president and CEO of Knowledge Alliance responds to a recent opinion essay's criticism of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
July 12, 2022
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Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor A Note of Appreciation
A retired administrator shares why it's so important to appreciate colleagues in this letter to the editor.
July 12, 2022
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Assessment Letter to the Editor 2022 Assessment ‘Most Important’ Ever
The executive director of the National Assessment Governing Board responds to criticism of NAEP in this letter to the editor.
July 12, 2022
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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor Can Educators Agree to Disagree Respectfully?
We must acknowledge that there are strong, defensible differences in perspectives about divisive topics, writes an educator.
June 7, 2022
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Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Reading Recovery Debate Is ‘Polarizing’
The executive director of the Reading Recovery Community pushes back against criticism of the program.
May 31, 2022
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Curriculum Letter to the Editor Banning SEL Puts Students at Risk
Do those trying to ban social-emotional learning even understand what it is? asks this letter to the editor.
May 31, 2022
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Classroom Technology Letter to the Editor Personal Cellphones Are Not Instructional Tools
An educator makes the argument that personal devices have no place in instruction in this letter to the editor.
April 26, 2022
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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor Teachers Must Care About Their Students
A retired teacher explains why it's important for teachers to care about their students in her letter to the editor.
April 5, 2022
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Student Achievement Letter to the Editor Road-Tested Tutoring Models Are Our Best Bet
Districts must invest in tutoring models that have been proven to accelerate student achievement for meaningful academic gains.
March 8, 2022
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Equity & Diversity Letter to the Editor The Hidden (or Unconscious) Racism of Words
A reader denounces the offensive meaning behind a certain idiom in this letter to the editor.
February 22, 2022
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Budget & Finance Letter to the Editor Investing ESSER Dollars So They Pay Off
Districts should consider investing ESSER funds in teacher training and coaching, says the CEO of Out Teach.
February 8, 2022
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