Puerto Rico's school system was struggling long before Hurricane Maria struck a year ago. But the disaster exacerbated deep problems. Now, the system is in the midst of dramatic change.
Education Week Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza visited the Cobre Consolidated School District in New Mexico, which made the change to a shortened school week just before the state declared a moratorium on the practice.
The number of pregnant women addicted to opioids quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, according to a new federal report.
What should children know before they start kindergarten? Their ABCs? How to spell their name? How to share crayons? A teacher in Portland, Ore., shares a few tips for parents.
Concerned that schools don't notice or nurture business skills, nonprofits are using the humble lemonade stand to foster entrepreneurship.
The traditional school calendar, with its long summer break, is outdated, say supporters of year-round schooling. Nearly 4,000 schools, including those in Holt, Mich., are trying something different.
Some schools are adopting comprehensive sexuality education, which includes discussions on healthy relationships, consent, and preventing violence. See what that looks like in this video segment.
The staff at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Wisconsin had a troubling puzzle: A sudden rise in recess injuries. A new problem-solving initiative helped them get to root of what was going on.
Following a virtual summit on ESSA where they answered audience questions, Education Week's experts sat down to give an overview of different aspects of the law, including teacher effectiveness and assessment.
A new report compared the benchmarks and cut scores for each state test against a national assessment. Watch the video for some of the findings.