Who's Behind the 'March for Our Lives'

A planned mass rally in the nation's capital and satellite events in other cities aim to keep activists' sights trained on gun violence and school safety. (March 21, 2018)

Facts About Students With Emotional Disabilities

Advocates worry students with special education needs such as "emotional disturbance" may be stigmatized in light of the intense spotlight on accused Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz's mental health history. (March 20, 2018)

Lawmakers Question Obama-Era Discipline Policy at Hearing on Parkland Shooting

(March 20, 2018)

Betsy DeVos Fights Dems on Vouchers, Safety, Civil Rights in Budget Hearing

(March 20, 2018)

Melania Trump Hosts Tech Companies for Cyberbullying Roundtable Discussion

(March 20, 2018)

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The Case for Limiting School Security

Increasing school security doesn’t decrease school violence, but programs that promote a culture of empathy could, says author and professor Jennifer Young (March 20, 2018)

A 12-Year-Old Protester's Interview Went Viral. Here's His Story

During the #NationalSchoolWalkout, an interview with a 7th grader who protested on the streets of Washington went viral. He shared his experience with Education Week. (March 19, 2018)

Can Schools Discipline Students for Social Media Use Outside of School?

More than ever before, it is crucial that educators know how the Constitution applies to student expression, writes educational consultant Gary G. Abud, Jr. (March 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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Global Warming Debate Heats Up

Global warming is a politically charged issue, and now disagreements over the cause of climate change are playing out in science classrooms.
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Digital Directions

Florida Virtual School Reveals Huge Data Breaches

The personal information of more than 368,000 students and 1,800 teachers was compromised, the country’s largest state-run virtual school said. (March 12, 2018)

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Listening Is a Teacher's Most Powerful Tool

In order to break through the noise of students' smartphones, teachers should actually do less talking and more listening, says a 9th grade teacher. (March 7, 2018)

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Market Brief

Feds Pick Calif. Nonprofit as Partner on Open Educational Resources Project

The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education was chosen by the U.S. Department of Education to help promote the #GoOpen network. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 12, 2018)

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