An Interview With DeVos' New Special Ed. Chief

Johnny Collett’s selection to oversee special education for the U.S. Department of Education was a rare point of agreement between the Trump administration and the disability-advocacy community. (April 23, 2018)

How States Stack Up on Federal Funding for Teachers

The U.S. Department of Education has released state-by-state spending estimates for key programs based on the fiscal 2018 spending bill President Donald Trump signed last month. See how your state stacks up on key programs. (April 23, 2018)

Will Colorado Teachers Go on Strike? Lawmakers Are Worried

(April 23, 2018)

Educators Pay Attention as Justices Take Up Trump's U.S. Entry Ban

(April 20, 2018)

Costly Pension Plans Are Fanning the Flames of Teacher Unrest

(April 19, 2018)

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How Much Homework Is Enough? It Depends Who You Ask

Author and speaker Sir Ken Robinson considers the role of homework in the academic lives of children—an issue that is still up for debate. (April 20, 2018)

What NAEP Scores Aren't Telling Us

It's time to elevate family structure as an influential factor in academic success, argues Fordham Institute fellow Ian Rowe. (April 19, 2018)

What Schools Can Learn From Starbucks (and Vice Versa)

The effects of systemic oppression swirl in much more than just our coffee cups, writes Christina Torres. (April 19, 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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Can a New Leader Bring Stability to Chicago Schools?

Chicago Public Schools' new CEO, Janice Jackson, wants to build on the district's positive academic gains and bring "trust" back to the system.
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Digital Directions

Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results

An experiment with embedding “growth-mindset” messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns. (April 17, 2018)

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Teaching Now

Teachers Take to Social Media to Show Their Poor Classroom Conditions

The New York Times asked teachers to share what their classroom conditions really look like. Other teachers on social media are doing the same. (April 16, 2018)

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Market Brief

George W. Bush Defends Legacy of No Child Left Behind at Ed. Business Conference

The former president told the crowd of education business leaders that the controversial federal law he championed was “one of the great pieces of civil rights legislation.” This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (April 17, 2018)

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