Blogger, author, and National Board-certified teacher Starr Sackstein discusses how teachers can move beyond grades to assess student learning in a meaningful way.
May 2017 Archives
Education Week's Andrew Ujifusa hashes out the details of the education budget with Prince George's County, Md., Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell.
Differences in parental income can contribute to hidden disparities that are easy for schools to overlook but hard for poor families to overcome, according to data gathered by the Education Week Research Center.
Education Week's Liana Heitin Loewus sits down with Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, to talk about his new book, The Reading Mind.
Most school buses do not have seat belts — a safety concern for children nationwide. However, a number of states are considering legislation to change that.
Poetry Out Loud, a competition that includes students from each state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories, teaches students the art of reciting poetry.
Playworks, a nonprofit working in 21 states, promotes structured recess, complete with designated staff that runs games and promotes leadership and conflict resolution for students.
The best professional development can inspire educators long after the program ends. But other activities sold as professional development end up falling far short of the mark. In this video, we share some humorous samples of what teachers told us were their worst PD experiences.
Can the U.S. reach a 90% graduation rate by 2020? Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark discussed that question with Civic Enterprises Founder & CEO John Bridgeland.
May 8 - 12 is Teacher Appreciation Week! Watch as Education Week staff members share their memories of educators that have made a lasting impact.
Most undocumented students in the U.S. are protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But immigration arrests are now up by 33 percent nationwide, and many DACA recipients are uncertain about their future.
Education Week's Leaders to Learn From 2017 event was an enlightening day of presentations and panel discussions featuring some of our nation's most accomplished school leaders.
Wondering what was 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.