Final Tax Bill Keeps Teacher Deduction at $250

After extensive negotiations, a congressional conference committee has agreed to a final tax reform bill that could impact state and local funding and teachers' pocketbooks, as well as school choice. (December 15, 2017)

Cyber Charter Schools Continue to Struggle

Although cyber charter schools have long struggled with poor academic performance and financial mismanagement, they now have a high-profile ally: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (December 15, 2017)

Educators Conflicted on LGBT Issues, Survey Shows

(December 15, 2017)

Survey Shows Educators Have Mixed Views on Immigration

(December 15, 2017)

FCC Dismantles 'Net Neutrality' Policy, and K-12 Schools Await Impact

(December 14, 2017)

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Students Must Be Prepared to Reinvent Themselves

Getting ready for an unknown future of employment means unlearning what we know about education, writes Christopher Dede. (December 11, 2017)

'Low Expectations for Children With Disabilities Must End'

When it comes to educating students with special needs, "the minimum" is not an option, writes U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. (December 8, 2017)

Using Diplomacy to Bring Your Classroom to Life

Studying diplomats and oral histories can make the world come alive in your classroom, says Maureen McNicholl. (December 14, 2017)

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Yearly Reports

Meet the 2017 Leaders To Learn From

Leaders To Learn From 2017

Education Week recognizes 14 bold and committed district leaders who demonstrate a powerful combination of tenacity and humility in bringing about systemwide change to benefit students and educators.
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“A Political Snapshot of America’s K-12 Educators”

A nationally representative Education Week survey shows rifts among teachers, principals, and superintendents on hot-button social issues affecting K-12 education, including immigration, charter schools, vouchers, and LGBT rights.
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Digital Directions

The E-Rate Program: 6 Big Numbers to Know

The state of the federal E-Rate program is mostly strong, with some areas of concern, according to a new report from Funds for Learning. (December 12, 2017)

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It's Not How Long You Spend in PD, It's How Much You Grow

Georgia is one of more than a dozen states where teachers looking to renew their licenses can ditch the one-off seminars and instead craft personalized plans for improving their instruction. (December 6, 2017)

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Market Brief

Growth in U.S. K-12 Computing Market Cools, But Global Demand Stays Hot

Google Chromebooks remain a dominant player in the U.S. school market, though their growth has slipped a bit recently, according to a new report. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (December 8, 2017)

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