Education Week's Evie Blad will moderate a discussion on guns, school safety, and civic engagement with student activists Thursday. The event will be livestreamed on the Education Week website.
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March 19, 2018
"Knee-jerk reactions" to school safety fears after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., have created civil rights concerns for students of color and students with disabilities, a group of civil rights organizations said Monday.
March 13, 2018
A focus on students' social, emotional, and academic development improves classroom learning, a new report says, but teachers need support to bring that mindset into their work.
January 23, 2018
A group of senators used an elementary school listening exercise to help negotiate an end to the government shutdown. Here's what Congress can learn from schools.
January 17, 2018
A researcher who studies student motivation has developed strategies for helping students find personal relevance of classroom work. That's key to helping them stay engaged, he says.
January 05, 2018
Arkansas middle school students persisted through months of challenges in designing a 3D-printed prosthetic foot for a duck. Researchers say a sense of purpose, like helping an animal, can help engage students in the classroom.
December 06, 2017
Philadelphia's efforts to reduce suspensions can succeed if leaders provide supports that are sensitive to the contexts of different schools, a report found.
October 24, 2017
Teachers' Lower Expectations for Black Students May Become 'Self-Fulfilling Prophecies,' Study Finds
When evaluating the same black student, white teachers were nine percentage points less likely than black teachers to expect that the student would earn a college degree, researchers say.
September 24, 2017
Comments from President Donald Trump fueled growing protests by athletes during the national anthem, and students may choose to join. Courts have held that schools cannot require students to participate in patriotic rituals. What can students learn from this moment?
August 09, 2017
Some students engage in so-called self-handicapping behaviors like procrastination in an attempt to protect themselves from the negative emotions they might feel if they fail at an academic task. How should teachers handle it?