Indiana has one of the largest voucher programs in the country, with over 34,000 students receiving tax dollars to pay for private schools. With the Trump administration favoring school choice, many wonder if vouchers help or hurt education.
Alyson Klein of Education Week and Noelle Ellerson Ng of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, appeared on Facebook Live to discuss changes to ESSA and the future of education policy under President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos.
Over 1 million students in the U.S. are homeless, and that instability means they are more likely to drop out of school. In this video, Kansas City, Kan. high school students Grace Wright and Malik Ali Cushon talk about their experiences being homeless, and what their school has done to help.
Military families enjoy some of the best—and most inexpensive— child care in the country. Why is this? Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza reports from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
What do school district officials want to hear when purchasing ed-tech products? EdWeek Market Brief Senior Editor Sean Cavanagh reports.
What is formative assessment? Education Week reporter Catherine Gewertz sits down with Meghan Pazmino, a math coach at Ross Elementary School in Washington, D.C. to explain.
In rural Jackson County in West Virginia, the school district has launched a new comprehensive literacy strategy to help its students organize their writing. Employing a hamburger as a graphic organizer, it provides a visual guide for creating an essay.
Education Week has announced its 2017 Leaders to Learn From. This group of 14 individuals have shown innovation, creativity, and humility while inspiring change in public schools nationwide. Watch and learn more.
The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have withdrawn federal guidelines that required schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. What does this mean for districts and students?
Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark reports from one of the poorest districts in Kansas, which employs a unique program to help homeless students and their families.