Common-Core Materials for Reading Given Mixed Review

In its first major analysis of common-core English/language arts materials, the curriculum review group EdReports.org found that some products were better aligned to the standards than others. (August 30, 2016)

Despite Vergara Ruling, Tenure Battles Heat Up

The Vergara lawyers' strategy of casting tenure laws as a violation of students' rights has provided a blueprint for continuing debate, experts say. (August 30, 2016)

Vast Majority of Americans Want Failing Schools Fixed, Not Closed, Poll Finds

(August 29, 2016)

States to Partner on SEL Standards

(August 29, 2016)

2 in 5 High Schools Don't Offer Physics, Analysis Finds

(August 26, 2016)

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Urban Schools Group Leaves Imprint on K-12 Policy

The Council of the Great City Schools, a formidable advocate for urban districts, faces new tests to its staying power as it turns 60. (August 29, 2016)

Data: Corporal Punishment Persists in U.S. Schools

(August 23, 2016)

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Opinion

The Principal as Community Advocate

Principals in urban communities need to actively respond to a federal report that details how police routinely discriminate against black children and adults, asserts David DeMatthews. (August 29, 2016)

Outdoor Classrooms for Experiential Learning

Our national parks offer educational opportunities to narrow the "experience gap," write Milton Chen and U.S. National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. (August 25, 2016)

Pay Teachers More? Of Course We Should

Dave Powell asks, in what world would we be able to improve the status of teachers without improving their pay? (August 26, 2016)

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Yearly Special Reports

Teachers Still Struggling to Use Tech to Transform Instruction, Survey Finds

Technology Counts 2016

The 2016 edition of Education Week’s long-running Technology Counts report combines in-depth reporting and insight from an original national survey to reveal how teachers approach integrating technology into the classroom and their overall confidence in education technology.

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Miss. Man's Life Upended by 8th Grade Paddling

In 2011, given the choice between a paddling and a school suspension, Trey Clayton chose the physical punishment. He's sorry he did. Read more.

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Digital Directions

Study: Cyberbullying More Common With Teens' Current or Former Friends

Students are more likely to be cyberbullied by people they know than strangers, new research shows. (August 24, 2016)

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Some Teachers Hesitant to Talk About Clinton, Trump in the Classroom

Teaching about this year's election is particularly exciting to other teachers, though, given all its historic firsts. (August 25, 2016)

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Public Woefully Misunderstands Education Spending, Study Finds

The U.S. public underestimates, by almost 50 percent, how much is actually spent on education in their districts. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (August 23, 2016)

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