In today's world, where fabricated news stories are often presented as legitimate, media literacy is more important than ever. In Washington state, media literacy advocates and legislators are working together to create curriculum to create digitally literate citizens.


In the North Alleghenny School District in Pittsburgh, leaders have made staff health a priority. This year, district educators trained and participated in relay teams at a local marathon.


Blogger, author, and National Board-certified teacher Starr Sackstein discusses how teachers can move beyond grades to assess student learning in a meaningful way.


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.


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