The annual back-to-school ritual is in full swing at Shields Elementary School in Lewes, Del., where teachers are readying their classrooms for a new school year. (August 31, 2017)
The Shadow a Student Challenge encourages school leaders to spend a day walking in a students' shoes. Assistant principal Karen Ritter followed a 9th grader through all of his classes. What did she learn? (August 11, 2016)
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Education Week is asking readers to help document hate crimes, including those that take place in K-12 schools. If you have witnessed or been the victim of a suspected hate crime or bias incident, you may report it to us. (August 22, 2017)
Six months into her new job, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has faced political and logistical challenges in getting her agenda off the ground. (August 8, 2017)
5 Things Students Should Know About the First Amendment
Sept. 17 is Constitution Day, but at a time when understanding the U.S. Constitution—its rights, and its limitations on the government—seems more important than ever, many Americans fall well short of even basic knowledge...
The Legal Landscape for Transgender Students
Schools must consider a patchwork of local, state, and federal policies when determining their obligations to transgender students in areas like access to bathrooms and locker rooms. (August 21, 2017)
Discussing Hate: Advice for Teachers From Teachers
After the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August, teachers came together to share resources on how to best discuss racism and hatred in the classroom. Here are five pieces of advice from educators.
Value of the CCCs Campaign – Alexis Alston: Architect
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A Cooking Lesson: How a Nebraska Program Is Educating and Inspiring Teens
A group of trained chefs in Omaha, Nebraska, are showing young people from low-income neighborhoods how to navigate through the kitchen and learn how to make healthy meals on a budget. (August 9, 2017)
How Would Trump's K-12 Spending Plan Affect Schools?
The president's proposed budget includes big cuts in federal spending on public schools.
How Media Literacy Can Help Students Discern Fake News
How can teachers help students tell fact from media fiction? Educators and media literacy advocates in Washington state are working together with legislators to address the problem. (June 6, 2017)
The Disparate Impact of School Closings
Reporter Denisa Superville shares the latest data on why schools close and which communities and students are typically affected.
In This School District, Health and Wellness Start With Teachers
The North Allegheny School District in Pittsburgh has long focused on the health and wellness of its students. But district leaders noticed some alarming trends in the health of its staff.
Teaching Fractions Under the Common Core
Zach Champagne, assistant in research at FCR-STEM at Florida State University, compares the “traditional” area model for teaching fractions to the number-line model emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. (November 7, 2014)
Gaming for Life Skills
Could a video game about aliens change the way U.S. schools think about testing? Researchers in Wisconsin believe new games like Crystals of Kaydor can measure learning in real time and help build “noncognitive skills” like self-control and empathy.
Dan Meyer on Real-World Math
Math teacher Dan Meyer explains how presenting real-life scenarios through photos and videos makes math problems "irresistible" to students. (April 5, 2011)
'Co-Teaching Is a Marriage'
Two Baltimore-area school teachers explore what it's like to share a classroom every day. (October 14, 2011)
What Is ‘Transfer of Learning’ and How Does It Help Students?
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world beyond the classroom. (April 19, 2017)
Fighting Student Homelessness
Correspondent Lisa Stark reports from one of the poorest school districts in Kansas, which employs a unique program to help homeless students and their families. (February 14, 2017)
A New York City teacher explains how he uses this classic experiment to teach self-control. (September 20, 2011)
Video Solves New Math Problems
In Mooresville, N.C., one educator discusses how digital content has transformed the way she teaches and the way her students learn. (May 17, 2013)
How It Works: Adaptive Testing
Learn how adaptive testing works in this video and see what states are adopting it. (October 22, 2012)