Insights and analysis from Education Week journalists based on their extensive coverage and expertise
Classroom Technology Reported Essay No, AI Won’t Destroy Education. But We Should Be Skeptical
Artificial intelligence is just the latest example of the importance of teaching students how to learn in an ever-changing world.
Reading & Literacy Reported Essay To Move Past the Reading Wars, We Must Understand Where They Started
There’s a fundamental research divide about what reading is and how to study it.
Families & the Community Reported Essay Parents’ Rights Groups Have Mobilized. What Does It Mean for Students?
Parents' rights groups have led the charge to limit teaching about race, sexuality, and gender. What will happen to students who miss out?
Teaching Profession Reported Essay Public Schools Rely on Underpaid Female Labor. It’s Not Sustainable
Women now have more career options. Is that why they are leaving the teaching profession?
Budget & Finance Reported Essay What Does It Actually Mean for Schools to Be Public?
There’s a conflict between how we fund public education and its public purpose.
School & District Management Reported Essay Teachers Are Ready for Systemic Change. Are Schools?
The pandemic underscored the need for school change. Leaders must be ready to take on that work.
Student Well-Being Reported Essay We Talk a Lot About Student Mental Health. We Need More Action
The pandemic has brought new attention to student mental health concerns. Schools need sustained help to respond.
Equity & Diversity Reported Essay The Key to More Equitable Schools? Deep Commitment
Schools are making progress on their DEI goals, but nothing short of an education overhaul will achieve equity.
Families & the Community Reported Essay Pandemic Parents Are More Engaged. How Can Schools Keep It Going?
Families have a better sense of what their child is learning, but schools will have to make some structural shifts to build on what they started.
Equity & Diversity Reported Essay Do Students Have What They Need? One Survey Looks to Answer That Question
Even before the pandemic started, one state started thinking about how to understand student needs better. That plan accelerated with the virus.