Could the U.S. Ever Reach a 90 Percent Graduation Rate?
In this Facebook Live video, Education Week Correspondent Lisa Stark discusses the nation’s graduation rate with Civic Enterprises Founder & CEO John Bridgeland, whose group helped produce the latest 'Grad Nation' report. (May 3, 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)
3Rs of Modern K-12 Education—Redefine, Redesign, and Re-imagine
Dysart Unified School District Superintendent Gail Pletnick describes how schools can make changes to meet the needs of a generation of learners who must succeed in the innovation age.
Engaging, Encouraging, and Empowering Young Black Men
Christopher Chatmon, the deputy chief of equity in California's Oakland Unified School District and a 2015 Leader To Learn From for his efforts to support boys of color, explains how schools can better serve African-American males. (April 21, 2017)
Interview: Angela Duckworth Talks to School Leaders
Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at University of Pennsylvania and the author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” answers questions in this interview about applying her research around grit in schools.
How Schools Can Accomplish More by Doing Less - Mike Schmoker
Mike Schmoker, author of Leading With Focus, shared insights on precisely where schools should focus their precious time and resources to ensure that all students are prepared for the demands of college, careers, and citizenship.
How Community Schools Can Cultivate Hope, Opportunity, and Agency (Discussion)
Vancouver, Wash., School Superintendent Steve Webb, Chief of Staff Tom Hagley, and Director of Family and Community Engagement Tamara Shoup sat down with Education Week's Evie Blad to discuss the district's community schools.
Cincinnati Superintendent Shares Her Vision for School Improvement
Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ronan describes her district’s school improvement plan and explains what schools can do to meet—and exceed—the expectations they have for the students they serve.
Is Grit the Secret Sauce to Student Success? A Discussion With Angela Duckworth
Is grit the secret sauce to student success? University of Pennsylvania Professor of Psychology Angela Duckworth, author of "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance," discusses her research with Education Week Commentary Editor Elizabeth Rich.
Leaders To Learn From 2017: Recognizing Exceptional School District Leaders
Watch as Education Week recognizes its 2017 class of Leaders To Learn From — some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders.
A Conversation With John B. King Jr.
On Facebook Live, former U.S. Secretary of Education and current The Education Trust President John B. King Jr. discusses the direction of federal education policy with Education Week Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza. (March 22, 2017)
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