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Complaining About Students Is Toxic. Here Are 4 Ways to Stop

In teachers’ lounges and copy rooms all over the country, teachers complain about their students. But it’s toxic for students, and for teachers’ feelings about their work, writes Lauren Vargas. (June 11, 2019)

Teachers Push for Books With More Diversity, Fewer Stereotypes

As schools add more books with main characters of color to their shelves, some teachers are going a step further and examining whether those narratives can reinforce biases. (June 11, 2019)

Teachers-Turned-Lawmakers Learn Political Ropes in First Session

This spring, dozens of teachers who were elected to their state legislatures got a crash course in civics—and a wake-up call on the difficulties of moving well-intentioned ideas into laws. (June 11, 2019)

The Biggest Mistake by Administrators 'Is Putting Tasks Before People'

(June 10, 2019)

Author Interview: 'The Aspiring Principal'

(June 11, 2019)

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Schools Are Using Widespread Digital Surveillance of Students. Does It Keep Them Safe? Or Invade Their Privacy? (Video)

Many districts are monitoring students’ digital lives in an effort to thwart school shootings and prevent suicide and self-harm. But civil liberties advocates are sounding the alarm about the large amount of data being collected. Watch the video.

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(E-Book) Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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