June 2016 Archives

About 10 years ago, Georgia State University realized that its low-income, minority, and first generation students were dropping out at high rates. So they began analyzing student data to figure out solutions. What did they discover?


The Next Generation Science Standards, being implemented in 18 states, emphasize learning science by doing science. How are they redefining instruction in American classrooms?


Due to their selectivity, elite high schools often lack a diverse student population. How can these institutions attract and welcome more students of color?


Twenty-five years ago this month, Minnesota passed the country's first charter school law. Since then, the charter sector has expanded exponentially and evolved significantly.


Kavitha Cardoza, an award-winning special correspondent for education, poverty, and children for the Washington, D.C.-based NPR member station WAMU, will join EdWeek's video team.


PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan hosted a Google hangout recently to discuss new research that shows mispronunciation of a student's name can have a long-lasting impact both within and outside of the classroom.


In a small region of Vermont, a fierce debate raged over consolidating five tiny school districts into one.


Seventy-five percent of transgender youth report feeling unsafe at school. Nearly half have seriously considered suicide. How can schools create a welcoming environment for all students?


Lisa Stark, a veteran broadcast journalist for ABC News and Al Jazeera America, has joined Education Week Video as a correspondent for television and video coverage.


Plummeting student enrollment and skyrocketing education costs have led Vermont lawmakers to begin a controversial consolidation of its vast mostly rural education system. But are Vermont residents willing to give up their small community schools?


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