What do Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and GOP nominee Donald Trump think about prekindergarten, school choice, and the common core, among other issues? Education Week reporter Andrew Ujifusa discussed their proposals and viewpoints on PBS NewsHour this week.
Education Week's crowd-sourced project, #EWSummerStories, encourages educators to record and share teacher and student summer stories online.
Virginia "Ginny" Edwards has had a front row seat. Edwards, who stepped down in July after 28 years as Editor-in-Chief of Education Week, reflects on progress and challenges in K-12 education.
While the student population in America's public schools becomes increasingly diverse, the nation's teaching force remains predominantly white. STEP-UP, a month-long intensive fellowship in Chicago, seeks to teach cultural competency through immersion. Can this program bridge the gap?
Corporal punishment is still used in 21 states, despite research suggesting that it is detrimental to students. Education Week reporter Sarah D. Sparks discusses the issues surrounding this form of discipline.
The Obama administration's directive on transgender bathroom access has been blocked. What does this mean for schools? Education Week's Evie Blad discusses on PBS NewsHour.
The Shadow a Student Challenge encourages school leaders to spend a day walking in a students' shoes. Watch as one assistant principal follows a 9th grader through all of his classes. What does she learn?
"Hallelujah" follows NYC elementary music teacher Peter Mancini and his students as they prepare for their big Spring concert. In this exclusive guest post, filmmaker Aliza Eliazarov shares her insights on the process and experience of creating this short film.
This year's presidential campaign, with its heated rhetoric and reality-TV tone, presents a challenge for U.S. Government teachers. How are educators teaching the election?
The landmark 1966 report "Equality of Educational Opportunity" dramatically changed the debate on how schools, families, and communities affect student learning. In a Q&A video, co-author and Johns Hopkins University researcher James McPartland talks about some key findings that are still important today.