Principals are a critical link between supporting teachers and student outcomes. Education Week explores some of the methods principals can utilize to help their students succeed.
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May 10, 2018
May 04, 2018
Canadian teachers use a variety of methods to teach ELL and refugee children to read and write in English, with remarkable success.
April 20, 2018
Chicago public school's new CEO, Janice Jackson, wants to build on the district's positive academic gains and bring "trust" back to the system.
March 27, 2018
The Washington demonstration brought two women together briefly: one a student from New Jersey, the other a nurse from Maryland. One white, one black. See how and why they connected.
March 27, 2018
Cleveland's efforts to encourage students to show up to school every day have reduced the district's chronic absenteeism rate from 50 percent to 30 percent over the last two years.
March 23, 2018
Chicago students are allying with Parkland's student activists to amplify their calls for gun reform. Hear Chicago students describe, in their own words, how they deal with the daily threat of gun violence.
November 21, 2017
Travis Bouldin, a world history teacher at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington, D.C., shares his perspective on how a culturally inclusive approach to teaching can help students overcome societal hurdles.
October 09, 2017
Two second-year teachers read tweets with advice for new teachers, and reflect on their own struggles and triumphs.
August 03, 2017
Two years after the lead crisis in Flint, Mich., began, Superintendent Bilal Tawwab is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead exposure in children.
December 21, 2016
We recently reported on reactions to the NAACP's charter school moratorium. Two new exclusive videos dive deeper into this complex issue.