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Teachers Are Protesting Low Wages, in a Rash of Walkouts Fueled by Social Media
Thousands of teachers protested Monday in Oklahoma and Kentucky, demanding higher wages and more resources for students. So far this year, teachers in four states have walked out of classrooms or threatened to walk out to push for better compensation
Puerto Rico’s Students and Educators Grapple With Trauma
The long-term impacts of Hurricane Maria on the mental health of Puerto Rico’s children and teachers could have big repercussions on the island’s future. (March 13, 2018)
Calculus, Statistics, and the Future of High School Math
The use of data in everything from physics and finance to politics and education is building momentum for a new path in high school math, emphasizing statistics and data literacy over calculus. (May 22, 2018)
Bringing Ambitious Goals to Chicago’s Schools - Janice K. Jackson
In this half-hour discussion with attendees at Education Week’s Leaders To Learn From event in Washington, Janice K. Jackson, discusses her work to support principals and build community trust as CEO of Chicago Public Schools.
Is 'Hardening' Schools to Prevent Shootings Really the Answer?
In the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, districts are grappling with how to keep students safe. We look at how a Texas district hopes to do that. (April 10, 2018)
Social-Emotional Learning, Explained
What is social-emotional learning? How can schools get teachers to understand the concepts and weave them into everyday classroom instruction? And can educators know whether the strategies are working? Reporter Evie Blad explains. (June 4, 2018)