The Re-Education of New Orleans

The Last Word on New Orleans Schools

Can post-Katrina schools deliver a high-quality education for all children regardless of race and income? Hear from those with the biggest stake in the answer and share your thoughts in this final installment of Education Week's special coverage of dramatic public school changes in New Orleans since the storm. (August 27, 2015)

Minecraft Fueling Creative Ideas, Analytical Thinking in Classrooms

One of the world's most popular video games has made significant inroads into K-12 classrooms for teaching everything from city planning to physics. (August 27, 2015)

ACLU Announces Lawsuit Challenging Nevada's New School Choice Law

(August 27, 2015)

Black Students' Discipline Rates Are Especially High in the South, Study Finds

(August 27, 2015)

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Opinion

New Orleans' Path to Education Equity

Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu: The New Orleans charter school experience offers a model in upending racial inequity. (August 26, 2015)

Colorblind Education Is the 'Wrong Response'

Discussing race openly in schools can lead to better outcomes for students of color, write Dan French and Warren Simmons. (August 25, 2015)

10 Reasons the U.S. Education System Is Failing

"Let's examine 10 problems that prevent the U.S. education system from regaining its former pre-eminence," writes opinion blogger Matthew Lynch. (August 27, 2015)

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Turning Dropouts Into Diplomas

A personalized dropout-recovery program in Lawrence, Mass., has helped raise the city's graduation rate.
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Digital Directions

Nev. Recoups $1.3M From Measured Progress Over Online Testing Woes

Measured Progress agreed to cut its fees by $789,000 and provide $510,000 worth of support for Nevada's implementation of science standards. (August 25, 2015)

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Teacher

TES Global Opens Lesson-Sharing Marketplace to U.S. Teachers

The new site, tes.com, will allow U.S. educators to share and sell resources they create, through an online forum. (August 20, 2015)

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Industry & Innovation

Amplify's MOOC Is Sold, and Renamed as 'Edhesive'

Amplify's AP computer science massive, open, online course has been sold to a group of investors. (August 24, 2015)

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