School Bus Cameras Catch Violators
In Austin, Texas, when the flashing red lights go on and stop signs come out, video cameras start recording and drivers who illegally pass school buses get hefty fines. The number of violations may surprise you! (May 17, 2017)
How to Cultivate Positive School Leadership
Popular author and EdWeek blogger Peter DeWitt talks with Commentary editor Elizabeth Rich about the kind of mindset principals and teachers need to drive positive school leadership. (May 8, 2017)
Hidden Inequities: How Differences in Parents’ Income Play Out in Schools
When it comes to their children’s education, high-income parents tend to interact with schools a little differently than parents at the lower end of the income scale. (April 25, 2017)
Three Ways Teachers Can Support Kids With Autism
A psychologist explains practical ways teachers can support children with autism.
For children to get the most out of recess, research shows this time should be considered an essential part of the school day, rather than a “break.” (April 26, 2017)
Discussion on Emerging Education Research From AERA 2017
What’s being discussed at the nation’s largest education research conference? Studies around science literacy and gifted English-language learners piqued the interest of Education Week’s Elizabeth Rich and Sarah D. Sparks. (May 1, 2017)
What Is Grit? Should Schools Be Judged for How 'Gritty' Students Are?
University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth previews her keynote discussion on grit and the role it plays in the success of students, educators, and schools. (May 25, 2016)
Using “Hamilton” in the Classroom
In New York City, 400 public school teachers got free tickets to “Hamilton" and the chance to bring the musical's historical themes and lessons about immigration and diversity into the classroom. (March 27, 2017)
Caring for the Emotional Health of Military Children
Military child-care centers provide a stable social and emotional environment for military children and peace of mind for their families. (March 21, 2017)
How Scrapping Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Impacts Schools
Federal guidelines advising schools to let transgender kids use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity are being withdrawn. Reporter Evie Blad discusses the issue. (February 22, 2017)
School Police: What’s Their Role? How Should They Treat Students?
In Minnesota, the St. Paul school district revamped its school policing program to focus less on enforcement and more on student relationships. (January 24, 2016)
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