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A Political Snapshot of America’s K-12 Educators
A nationally representative Education Week survey shows rifts among teachers, principals, and superintendents on hot-button social issues affecting K-12 education, including immigration, charter schools, vouchers, and LGBT rights. (December 13, 2017)
Five Common Traits of Top State School Systems
Education Week’s annual Quality Counts report card ranks state school systems on a host of factors, and the data shows common strengths among top performers. (January 25, 2018)
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)
How Would Trump's K-12 Spending Plan Affect Schools?
The president's proposed budget includes big cuts in federal spending on public schools.
6 Tips for Going Gradeless
Author and Education Week blogger Starr Sackstein offers some quick tips for teachers who want to stop marking student progress with letters and numbers, and instead focus on ongoing learning. (January 30, 2018)
Homeschooling in the United States
Home schooling has gained wider attention and more-mainstream acceptance as the numbers of students learning at home doubled in the past decade—a trend driven in some measure by the expansion of online schooling options. (February 5, 2018)