An experiment with embedding "growth-mindset" messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns.
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April 17, 2018
March 15, 2018
Instructors in online courses demonstrate gender and racial bias in their interactions with students, a new study finds.
March 06, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill intended to prevent internet service providers from blocking or slowing online content in the state.
February 28, 2018
Following an internal probe, Richard Mestas resigned as CEO of the 3,800-student GOAL Academy, the subject of a 2016 Education Week investigation.
January 25, 2018
The governors of New York and Montana say that internet service providers that fail to uphold "net neutrality" will be disqualified from winning state contracts.
January 25, 2018
From the Lifeline program to E-rate to net neutrality, the current FCC is threatening digital equity, said Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.
January 19, 2018
The 12,000-student Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow has closed its doors following a long battle with state officials over student attendance and funding.
January 09, 2018
The Consortium for School Networking advises K-12 systems to seek specific assurances on a free flow of online content from internet service providers.
December 15, 2017
An update to Education Week's award-winning interactive map highlights fresh troubles with cyber charters in California, Indiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington state.
December 14, 2017
Critics fear the new policy will allow internet service providers to create fast and slow lanes in a way that restricts online options for consumers, including schools.