What do Education Week’s reporters think is on the horizon for 2019? What issues have the potential to define—or redefine—education in the year ahead? What could push educators to think outside the box? Is there a next “big thing” that could shift the K-12 experience or conversation? Some of the reporters’ prognostications might surprise you. Some are warning shots, others more optimistic. Here, reporters— Darrel Burnette II, Christina Samuels, and Andrew Ujifusa—explain three Big Ideas to watch for this year.