The Aftermath of the Atlanta Test Cheating Scandal
It was one of the largest cheating scandals in the nation. Nearly 200 Atlanta educators were suspected of erasing and correcting student answers on standardized tests. Years later, the fallout of that scandal reverberates. (October (October 25, 2017)
After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Teacher Yearns for a Return to the Classroom
Puerto Rican teacher Isabel Rodriguez Santos describes the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. Yet, she and other educators on the island are hopeful for what comes next for Puerto Rico’s schools and students. (October 18, 2017)
Social-Emotional Skills Are the Foundation of Learning at Washington, D.C.'s High School for Young Men of Color
Benjamin Williams, the principal at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington D.C., is focused on uplifting young men of color. (October 17, 2017)
For Students and Their Mentors, Learning Goes Both Ways
In school-based mentoring, finding the right match between mentors and students is crucial, schools say. Education Week asked some mentor-mentee pairs to talk about what makes their relationships work. (October 19, 2017)
Second-Year Teachers Share Some Advice for Rookies
Two second-year high school teachers read tweets with advice for new teachers and share their own lessons learned from their first year in the classroom. (September 12, 2017)
How Much Do State Education Chiefs Get Paid?
We analyzed salary data for the superintendents of all 50 states and D.C. Here’s what we found. (September 25, 2017)
Prepping the Classroom for Back-to-School
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)
Walking in a Student's Shoes
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)
Have You Seen or Experienced Bias Incidents or Hate Crimes in Your School?
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)
A Progress Report: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
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)
What the Numbers Tell Us About U.S. Teachers
Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show.
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