Beyond the Birds & the Bees - What Comprehensive Sex Education Looks Like
Comprehensive sexuality education includes everything from basic anatomy to how to have a healthy relationship. Advocates say it should start as early as kindergarten. (August 22, 2018)
As Puerto Rico’s Schools Continue Recovery, Controversy Ramps Up
At the start of the school year, a group of Puerto Rican teachers walked off the job, highlighting tumultuous disagreements about the island’s education system. (August 22, 2018)
Our American Story: Opportunity
What is the American Dream? Know a student that can share their unique perspective on the themes of democracy, diversity, and opportunity? Our American Story is a digital contest designed just for them.
Are Students Juuling in Your Classroom?
JUULs are easy to hide, have a flavored smell, and don’t emit much vapor. So how is a teacher to know if a student is JUULing, or vaping, in class? (July 31, 2018)
To Save Money, School Districts Move to Four-Day Week
An increasing number of school districts are moving to four-day weeks as a way to ease budget constraints. (August 28, 2018)
Kindergarten Can Be Overwhelming - Some Educators Try to Ease the Way
The start of kindergarten can be an overwhelming time for students - and their parents. In Portland, Ore., a summer program is designed to ease that transition and help students succeed in that critical kindergarten year. (August 15, 2018)
Know an Exceptional School District Leader? Nominate One Today.
Education Week is searching for some of the best and brightest school district leaders to profile in its annual Leaders To Learn From report. Visit https://leaders.edweek.org/nominate to submit a nominee. (August 1, 2018.)
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten? Are You? Tips From a Teacher
What should children know before they start kindergarten? Their ABCs? How to spell their name? How to share crayons? A teacher in Portland, Ore., has a few tips for parents. (August 3, 2018)
Lemonade Stands: Teaching Entrepreneurship a Cup at a Time
Lemonade stands are not just an idle childhood pastime in Indianapolis. With guidance from local clubs and a national nonprofit, some young entrepreneurs have spent weeks learning a range of business skills. (July 24, 2018)
'He’s Going to Be Remembered as a Hero’: Memorial to Educators Who’ve Died on the Job
A national memorial in Emporia, Kan., honors teachers and other educators who died while working. Of the 10 names added in 2017-18, half were killed in the Parkland, Fla., and Santa Fe, Texas, school shootings. (July 13, 2018)
Should Schools Rethink Sex Education in the #MeToo Era?
Some states and school districts are rethinking how they teach sex education in the wake of the #MeToo movement. At a school in Washington, students learn how to form healthy relationships. (May 29, 2018)
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