Trump Proposes Merging Departments of Ed., Labor

President Donald Trump outlined the details of a plan to combine the two into a single agency focused on workforce readiness and career development. The plan is likely to face serious political and logistical hurdles. (June 21, 2018)

Educating Children in Shelters: 6 Things to Know

Here's a look at the official education requirements for children being detained, the qualifications for those being hired to provide these children with classroom instruction, and more. (June 20, 2018)

Gates Teacher-Effectiveness Program Shows No Gains for Students

(June 21, 2018)

The Schools Puerto Rico Plans to Close and Where Students Will Go

(June 20, 2018)

1 in 5 Teachers Have Second Jobs

(June 19, 2018)

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How Have Obama's K-12 Policies Fared?

President Donald Trump has sought to roll back much of his predecessor's legacy. Here's a guide to some key Obama-era initiatives, guidance, and regulations and how they've fared so far. (June 20, 2018)

For Fallen Educators, Small Town Offers Big Commemoration

(June 18, 2018)


We Are Failing Our Most Vulnerable Children

What can we do for students facing chronic poverty and other challenges? A lot more than we’re doing now, writes Tyrone C. Howard. (June 20, 2018)

A School-Improvement Guidebook: Embrace Honest Feedback

Emily Moyes reflects on how working with a trusted PLC and instructional coach has helped her become a better teacher. (June 18, 2018)

End of Year Reflection: Know Yourself

In September, teacher Starr Sackstein wrote a letter to her future self. Now as the year wraps up, she compares her expectations to the reality. (June 21, 2018)

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Yearly Reports

Nation's Schools Stuck in 'Average' Range on Annual Report Card

Quality Counts 2018

Education Week’s annual state-by-state assessment of public education paints a portrait of middling performance overall. This is the first of three data-driven Quality Counts packages.
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State News and Resources

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Calculus, Statistics, and the Future of High School Math

The use of data in everything from physics and finance to politics and education is building momentum for a new path in high school math, emphasizing statistics and data literacy over calculus.
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Digital Directions

New 'Gaming Disorder' Designation Raises Questions About Educational Games

The new addiction classification touches off a dispute among some researchers and clinicians over whether there is science to back the decision, and how it might impact children, families, and educators. (June 18, 2018)

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Four Steps to a Magnificent Classroom Library

Teachers need to take a closer look at the range of reading levels, identities, experiences, and genres represented in their classroom libraries, writes Justin Minkel. (June 13, 2018)

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Market Brief

States Stepping Up Role in Reviewing Digital Resources, Analysis Finds

Twenty-one states today have a process for reviewing districts’ choices of instructional materials, compared with just 14 two years ago, according to the State Educational Technology Directors Association. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (June 11, 2018)

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