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School & District Management Opinion Principals Respond to the U.S. Capitol Riots
How principals and teachers are talking (or not talking) with each other following the Jan. 6 violence.
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Federal Opinion What Conservatives Should Be for When It Comes to Education
Education is ultimately about opportunity, community, and empowerment, and nothing should resonate more deeply with the conservative heart.
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Tackling the 'Taboo' of Talking About Race & Privilege
Four educators share suggestions for books and articles white educators can read to learn more about race and racism.
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School & District Management Opinion We've Got to Talk About Remote Student Absenteeism
What can we do when skipping school is as easy as not pressing a button, asks Assistant Principal Patrick Hunt.
Patrick Hunt
4 min read
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Equity & Diversity Opinion How to Make Anti-Racism More Than a Performance
Whether white people are ready or not, policies have to change, writes the co-founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network.
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Equity & Diversity Opinion How Teachers Can Get America's Story Right
The attack on the U.S. Capitol shows why we need more inclusive schools, writes a teacher advocate.
Scott Goldstein
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College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Here's What Helped Me Make It to College
One first-generation American shares three ways to help students like him succeed in education.
Roni Lezama
4 min read
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Special Report Big Ideas for Confronting Racism in Education
There’s no single solution for combating anti-Black racism in schools.
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Student Well-Being Opinion How Students Find Strength Now: An Opinion Project
Students are carving their own paths in the pandemic. Educators and students explore what that means for schools.
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College & Workforce Readiness Documentary A Year Interrupted
When COVID-19 closed schools for millions of students, Education Week documented two seniors as they faced an uncertain future.
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Two experienced former principals share their decades of expertise with their peers.
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