"We're holding out hope we can bring a sense of completion and finality to kids and families and end this unprecedented year on a positive note," American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said.
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The National Education Policy Center and Education Deans for Justice and Equity released a joint statement on Thursday, claiming that "there is no settled science of reading."
March 17, 2020
Spring testing is being cancelled or delayed as the coronavirus closes tens of thousands of schools nationwide. EdWeek is tracking states' assessment plans.
March 16, 2020
To help ease the transition to remote instruction, educators have launched virtual professional learning communities to share resources, ask questions, and give advice.
March 11, 2020
The winners of the 2019-2020 Milken Educator Awards reflect on how they invite students' questions about the world and encourage them to share their perspectives.
March 06, 2020
As the virus continues to spread, some teachers have made COVID-19 a focus of their lessons, in attempts to explain the facts and debunk rumors.
March 05, 2020
Like other Americans, liberal and conservative teachers perceive news sources' credibility differently. How does that affect their teaching of media literacy?
March 03, 2020
As the importance of good reading instruction attracts new attention, data show that only 19 states require aspiring teachers to pass a test that shows they've mastered research-based methods for teaching children to read.
March 02, 2020
Many teachers are not seeing eye-to-eye with their bosses on what reading instruction should look like, and the value of various strategies.
February 20, 2020
Targeted in a lawsuit focused on students' struggles to read, California has agreed to provide $53 million for early literacy instruction and a range of services to support it.