Mismatch Between Science Tests, State Requirements

Teachers in some states worry students may face questions on topics they haven't studied on new science tests rolling out across the country. (April 18, 2019)

Principals Connect to Cope With Shootings

The group of 17 principals—all who experienced gunfire that injured or killed people in their schools—aims to be a pro-active source of support and advice for school leaders after a shooting. (April 17, 2019)

4 Ways Schools Help or Hinder Gifted Students

(April 15, 2019)

Fewer Fights, Increased Security: What New School Safety Data Say

(April 17, 2019)

Black Students Say Their P.E. Teacher Asked Them to Play 'Slave Games'

(April 17, 2019)

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Q&A: Former Columbine Principal on Healing

Frank DeAngelis, who was the principal of Columbine High School from 1996-2014, talks about the steps he took to heal students and staff in the wake of the school shooting. (April 17, 2019)

How the EPA's Deregulation Could Worsen Chronic Absenteeism

(April 18, 2019)

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Opinion

Did the Common Core Kill Classroom Assessment?

New standards may be more rigorous, but they've created a widening gulf between large-scale and classroom assessment, argues Gregory J. Cizek. (April 16, 2019)

How I Went From Teaching U.S. Government to Shaping It

What goes on behind all the closed doors in politics? Most teachers never get a chance to find out, writes teacher-turned-politician John Waldron. (April 12, 2019)

If You're Coaching and Not Learning, You're Not Coaching

Many people may believe a coach is the one with all of the power, but true coaching can offer learning opportunities for the coach and the person being coached. Here are four areas where Peter DeWitt did some learning. (April 14, 2019)

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Yearly Reports

Meet the 2019 Leaders To Learn From

Leaders To Learn From 2019

Each year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders in its Leaders To Learn From report and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students. We are excited to reveal our 2019 honorees.
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FEATURED VIDEO

‘I Feel for Them’—Columbine Survivor Helps Survivors of Parkland Shooting

Heather Martin survived the massacre at Columbine High School 20 years ago by hiding with dozens of others. Now, she helps victims of other mass shootings, including students from Parkland.
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Digital Directions

Racial Diversity of Online Charters Varies Widely by State, Study Finds

With statewide enrollments, full-time online charters could upend public education’s pattern of racial segregation. But would that be a good thing? (April 7, 2019)

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Teacher

How Do Teachers Fund Their Classrooms? 6 Takeaways

Most teachers say they expect to contribute resources to their classrooms, but teachers aren’t only putting up the cash themselves. In addition to old standbys like grants and bake sales, many are turning to other fundraising opportunities, including online crowdfunding platforms like DonorsChoose. (April 11, 2019)

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Market Brief

Congrats! Your K-12 Company Has Won State Adoption. Now What?

After a K-12 company wins adoption in a major market, it needs to work equally hard at outreach and marketing in order to win over district buyers. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 12, 2019)

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