Letter to the Editor
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Budget & Finance Letter to the Editor Federal Funds Should Be Prioritized to Support Mental Health
A psychologist urges districts to invest in social-emotional and mental health supports—above all others—in this letter to the editor.
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor We Must Integrate Reading and Writing
"How to develop a nation of great writers is worthy of further discussion," says this letter to the editor.
Special Education Letter to the Editor Teach Both General and Special Education With a Purpose
"Education is about creating an environment where everyone can learn and grow," says this letter to the editor.
School Climate & Safety Letter to the Editor There Are No Quick Fixes to School Shootings
"Unless we get serious about community safety, there will be no school safety," says this letter to the editor.
Teaching Letter to the Editor When Can ‘Group Work’ Be Productive?
This letter to the editor offers insight on how to get real collaboration out of group work.
Education Letter to the Editor EdWeek's Most-Read Letters of 2022
Here are this year’s top five Letters to the Editor.
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Publishing Calkins Was a Mistake
A reading tutor and teacher argues that publishing Lucy Calkins' recent essay was a mistake in this letter to the editor.
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor The Literacy Crisis Has Had Enough Of Lucy Calkins’ ‘Opinions’
A reader expresses her disappointment at EdWeek's decision to publish a recent opinion essay from Lucy Calkins.
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Dear Lucy: Phonics-Only Is a Worn-Out Straw Man
A literacy interventionist writes that Lucy Calkins' recent essay misrepresents her critics.
Special Education Letter to the Editor We Must Recognize the Significance of Occupational Therapy in Schools
An occupational therapist urges states to make transition services a priority when addressing the crisis faced by students impacted by COVID.
Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor Schools Are Choosing Money Over Experience. Educators Are Fed Up
A special education instructional aide shares her frustration with the lack of appreciation for and low pay of her position.
Student Achievement Letter to the Editor Students Need High-Dosage Tutoring
Education must address the crisis of illiteracy, writes the co-founder and CEO of Beyond Basics.
Assessment Letter to the Editor Grading for Growth Through Competency-Based Education
Competency-based education can better prepare today's children for tomorrow's challenges, writes this letter to the editor.
School & District Management Letter to the Editor Let’s Reimagine the Purpose of School
Let’s redesign our educational system to provide students with the knowledge and skills to achieve it.