Equity & Diversity State Policies Set Up Incarcerated Students to Fail, Report Finds
When students are in juvenile justice centers, they often lose access to high-quality education.
School & District Management Vulnerable Students, Districts at Greater Risk as Natural Disasters Grow More Frequent
New federal research indicates the harm from fires and storms to school facilities, learning, and mental health is disproportionate.
Student Well-Being Documentary Reveals Challenges Inside LeBron James' School for Vulnerable Students
LeBron James and Akron Public Schools opened the I Promise School with big fanfare in 2018. A new documentary chronicles its inaugural year.
Families & the Community Leader To Learn From Relying on Community Values: How One School Leader Advocates for Vulnerable Families
Carissa Purnell’s work at the Family Resource Centers in Salinas, Calif., is a lifeline for families, many of them migrant farm workers.
Student Achievement Inside the Effort to Find and Help Disengaged Youth
When in-person learning abruptly ended last spring, schools and community groups sprang into action.
School & District Management Opinion Sure, Envision a New Public School System. But Don't Ignore the Emergency at Hand
As we work to address the centuries of injustice in education, families need short-term solutions as well, writes Michael J. Feuer.
Federal Opinion What the Looming Economic Collapse Could Mean for Education
The best guide to the future is the recent past, writes Pepperdine University professor Kfir Mordechay. Here are the most urgent lessons from the Great Recession.
Student Well-Being Coronavirus Upends After-School World
With schools shut down, social distancing in place, and parents at home, after-school programs are laying off staff and switching gears to meet families' needs.
Equity & Diversity In Pursuit of Equity
Educational equity is more than just a philosophy to embrace—it is a goal realized through concrete actions.
Equity & Diversity The Simple Policy Change That's Getting More Students of Color in Advanced Courses
By automatically enrolling all students in high-level courses, schools in Washington state are working to erase a long entrenched form of inequity.
Equity & Diversity Data Reveal Deep Inequities in Schools
New data tools allow users to see how public schools fall short when it comes to providing all students the resources they need to meet their highest potential.
Data Number of Homeless Students Hits All-Time High
An 11-percent increase in homeless students, including many without an adult to care for them, is posing challenges for schools from coast to coast.
States 'At-Promise'? Can a New Term for 'At-Risk' Change a Student's Trajectory?
California no longer uses the term “at-risk,” with supporters arguing it stigmatized students. But some are skeptical that the new term is better.
English-Language Learners Briefly Stated Briefly Stated: Stories You May Have Missed
Education Week catches you up on the week gone by with a thoughtful look at recent news in K-12 education.