Amid Facebook’s Data-Privacy Concerns, Schools Continue to See Its Value
Facebook remains the center of attention over concerns about data privacy and sharing. How are schools reckoning with how they use the social media platform? Education Week reporter Benjamin Herold discusses on PBS NewsHour. (April 24, 2018)
Recovery and Controversy: A Status Report on Puerto Rico's Schools
Reporter Andrew Ujifusa gives an update from Puerto Rico on where the U.S. territory's schools stand several months after Hurricane Maria. (March 5, 2018)
John Hattie on the Educator Mindframe and Why It Matters
John Hattie’s landmark Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influences of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role.
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)
Gun Control Walkout Just The Start, Students at One Maryland School Say
With a moment of silence, 17 balloons and calls for gun control, students at one Maryland high school explain why they joined the nationwide walkout one month after the Parkland, Fla., shooting. (March 15, 2018)
Voices From the March: ‘I Shouldn’t Have to be Afraid to Go to School Every Day’
Sophomore Tania Allen says two days after the Parkland shooting, someone brought a loaded gun to her high school in Clarksburg, Md. (March 26, 2018)
Voices From the March: Teacher Finds Few Words to Reassure Frightened Students
Dan Rouco teaches math at Barbara Goleman High School in Miami-Dade County, Fla., and faced his students' fear after the nearby Parkland shooting. (March 26, 2018)
Parent Changemaker: Fighting for Teacher Home Visits
At first, single dad Paul Lumpkin was worried when his daughter’s kindergarten teacher asked to visit them at home. Now he advocates for parent-teacher home visits across the country. (January 22, 2018)
‘I Can Be a Catalyst’: Schools Chief Steers His District Onto Right Path
Emmanuel Caulk, the superintendent in the Fayette County Schools in Lexington, Ky., has been working to restore calm and instill confidence in the 42,000-student district that had been undermined by turmoil in leadership and a lack of attention on sc
This Superintendent Turns to Students for Advice
When he needs to make big decisions for the 11,000-student Cherry Hill, N.J., school district, Superintendent Joseph Meloche turns to a familiar sounding board: the students themselves.
Roadblocks to Recovery in Puerto Rico
Transportation is one of the challenges Puerto Rico faces in getting its school system back on track in the wake of Hurricane Maria, as this traffic jam on a road near rural Utuado illustrates.
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