Students Share Personalized Learning Lessons

How personalized learning is playing out for students should be evaluated carefully, educators say, because students are the ones with the most riding on these new approaches. (November 22, 2017)

Personalized Learning Case Studies

These mini-case studies examine three common struggles for personalized-learning schools: training teachers, differentiating instruction, and letting students work at their own pace. (November 21, 2017)

S.C. Supreme Court Ends Funding Oversight of 'Corridor of Shame'

(November 22, 2017)

Dual-Language Programs Boost Student Achievement in English, Study Finds

(November 22, 2017)

How the Opioid Crisis Is Ravaging Schools

(November 21, 2017)

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  • Parents (from left) Silvia Servin (with daughter Victoria Torres, 4), Abigail Perez, and Andrea Cortez listen during a parent-training session in Modesto, Calif. The session was organized by PIQE, the Parent Institute for Quality Education, which teaches parents how to advocate for their children and navigate an education system that may be unfamiliar to them. —Preston Gannaway for Education Week
  • Liliana Valadez teaches parents about types of financial aid for college during a session organized by PIQE, or the Parent Institute for Quality Education, in Modesto, Calif. The group has taught more than 624,000 parents to advocate for their children since its inception 30 years ago. Many parents in the community are immigrants who are unfamiliar with the ways of U.S. schools and colleges. —Preston Gannaway for Education Week
  • Nohemi Baylon giggles while speaking alongside instructor Liliana Valadez during a PIQE class at Johansen High School in Modesto, a national program that trains parents to help advocate for their high school children. —Preston Gannaway for Education Week

Teaching Parents the Right 'Questions to Ask' in Schools

A long-running California program teaches parents how to advocate for their children and navigate a sometimes-unfamiliar school system. (November 22, 2017)

FCC Chair Seeks to Overturn 'Net Neutrality' Rules

(November 21, 2017)

Opinion

No, Hate Speech Doesn't Violate the First Amendment

Teachers, take note: Students have some misconceptions about how to combat ideas they don't like, writes one social studies educator. (November 21, 2017)

How to Make the Most of Your Time as a Principal

Make the most of faculty meetings, leverage parent volunteers, and other tips for school leaders from author and educator William Sterrett. (November 20, 2017)

Empowering New Teachers to Thrive

What are your challenges and successes as a new educator? Join education consultant Lisa Dabbs and new teacher Christine Pinto for an ongoing conversation about lessons learned in the first years of teaching. (November 20, 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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State News and Resources

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FEATURED VIDEO

Taking STEM Lessons Outside of the School Day

The demand for skilled workers in science, technology, engineering, and math is increasing, and schools are feeling pressure to bolster so-called STEM education. A Rhode Island after-school program is helping out.
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Digital Directions

Jobs of All Types Now Require More Digital Skills, Brookings Report Finds

A changing labor market will require both highly skilled IT workers and improved basic digital skills, according to a new report from the Brookings Institute. (November 15, 2017)

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Teacher

Parent Input: An Underutilized Teaching Superpower

When students struggle in class, teachers should turn to their parents for advice on assessing their needs and creating effective support strategies, educator Kyle Redford argues. (November 15, 2017)

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Market Brief

Data: Who Are the Nation's Homeschoolers?

The biggest portion of the country's homeschool students—about 39 percent of them—are from suburban communities, according to national data. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (November 20, 2017)

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