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- Teaching—and Reaching—Students Behind Bars
- Map: Time Spent in Class at U.S. Correctional Schools
- Reporting School-by-School Spending Data: Inside One State's Approach
- Computer Science for All: Can Schools Pull It Off?
- Hurricane Maria’s Displaced Students
- Racial Disparities in Special Ed.: How Widespread Is the Problem?
- Teacher Recruitment and Retention: It's Complicated
- Why Special Educators Really Leave the Classroom
- Staffing Schools in No-Stoplight Towns
- Where Are the Nation's Most Remote School Districts?
- When Does Scholarship Give Way to Bombast and Bluster?
- Data: Where Do Teachers Get Their Ideas?
- The Nation Spends $649 Billion on K-12. How Much Does Your State Spend?
- The Teaching Profession in 2017 (in Charts)
- Chemistry Absent in Many Secondary Schools
- U.S. Education in 2017 in 10 Charts
- Data: U.S. Graduation Rates by State and Student Demographics
- Special Report: The New Schoolhouse: Building Facilities That Work
- How Mixed-Gender Classes Might Help Boys Read Better
- Mississippi School Named for Confederate President to Be Renamed for Obama
- Single-Gender Public Schools in 5 Charts
- Peers Guide 9th Graders Through 'Make-or-Break' Year
- Participation in Teachers' Unions is Down, And Likely to Tumble Further
- Re-Opening Puerto Rico's Schools Takes a Back Seat to Island's Basic Needs
- Constitution Day: We the People Still Don't Know Much About the Constitution
- Too Few ELL Students Land in Gifted Classes
- Students' Sense of Belonging at School Is Important. It Starts With Teachers
- Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft Battle for K-12 Market, and Loyalties of Educators
- Survey: Teachers Talk Politics to Students, Despite Divisive Atmosphere
- Hidden Inequities: An Education Week Analysis
- Policing America's Schools: An Education Week Analysis
- Teachers Say They Know More About the Common Core, But Challenges Linger
- A Virtual Mess: Inside Colorado's Largest Online Charter School
- Teachers Seize On 'Growth Mindset,' But Crave More Training
- A Persistent Practice: Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools
- 1 in 4 Teachers Miss 10 or More School Days, Analysis Finds
- Data and the Debate Over Diversity in Charters
- Survey: Student Success Calls for More Than Academic Skills
- Teachers Say They Are Not Well-Prepared for Common Core
- Students With Emotional Disabilities: Facts About This Vulnerable Population
- Principals: More of Your Students Might Be Abused or Neglected Than You Think
- Schools Named for Confederate Leaders: The Renaming Debate, Explained
- The Teaching Force Has Grown Faster Than Student Enrollment—Except in These 4 States
The Education Counts database contains hundreds of state-level K-12 education indicators, many spanning multiple years.