A national advocacy group says schools need all-day bans on devices.
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Teachers Share Their Best Lessons for Intermediate English Learners Students build confidence in language when they learn four basic sentence structures. Special Ed. Policies Can Change Fast. Districts Can Help Families Navigate Them Liz Yap for Education Week + Getty ..read more
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Districts are losing funds and need to figure out how to cut positions or close schools.
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Gaming Is Part of Teen Life. These Districts Use It for Better Student Outcomes Scholastic esports attract students who would do not participate in extracurriculars. Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products on the Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif., on June 10, 2024. Richard Shotwell/Invision via AP An Education Week reporter takes the WIDA test and offers insights for teachers ..read more
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Three leaders share how they steered their schools through a reading transformation.
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What Does It Mean for Teachers to Dress ‘Professionally’? How One School Fosters Belonging for Students With Disabilities Former President Donald Trump appears at Manhattan criminal court during jury deliberations in his criminal hush money trial in New York, on May 30, 2024. The jury convicted him on all counts. Shrey Parikh, 12, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., reacts to a fellow competitor's word during the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in Oxon Hill, Md., on May 30, 2024. The school transformed what has traditionally been a model of exclusion ..read more
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School districts continue to advance DEI initiatives though the focus has shifted.
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Older Students Who Struggle to Read Hide in Plain Sight. What Teachers Can Do 4 Questions to Boost Algebra Gains for Middle Schoolers A seventh-grade student looks through books in her school library. Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages Schools must adjust middle school programs to better match student readiness to class support. a new report on special education Nicole Xu for Education Week Explore EdWeek's collection of downloadable resources ..read more
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The school year is getting hotter. See how schools are responding to climate change ..read more
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Three district leaders discussed fighting hate through education, not just discipline.
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Deepfakes Expose Public School Employees to New Threats School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where Police say a principal was framed making racist remarks through a fake recording of his voice at Pikesville High School, a troubling new use of AI that could affect more educators. A sign announces the entrance to the Baltimore County, Md., school on May 2, 2012. Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun via AP There have been 15 school shootings this year that resulted in injuries or deaths ..read more
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Media literacy skills are crucial for mental health information, experts say.
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How Teachers' Unions Are Involved in the Fight Against Cellphones in Class VIDEO: How Schools Can Harness the Power of Relationships A look at the benefits of building strong student relationships. A cellphone sits on a student's desk during a 9th grade honors English class at Bel Air High School in Bel Air, Md., on Jan. 25, 2024. The policies that districts and schools use to manage the use of cellphones during the school day vary widely ..read more
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Class discipline has proven a thorny problem for schools.
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Don't Make This Mistake When It Comes to Teaching AI Literacy So Much Research, So Little Time for Teachers to Put It Into Practice The advisers of Baldwin County High School’s chapter of Future Teachers of Alabama pose with seniors who are committed to a career in education in April 2024. From left to right: Chantelle McPherson, Diona Davis, Molly Caruthers, Jameia Brooks, Whitney Jernigan, Derriana Bishop, Vickie Locke, and Misty Byrd. Courtesy of Baldwin County High School Teachers often aren't shown how to adapt research findings into their practice ..read more
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Media literacy is crucial for a generation that does everything on their phones.
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The distractions of cellphones compound a general lack of interest in learning, a new national survey shows. An informal survey of the 2024 RHSU Edu-Scholars reveals vast differences in their perspectives. Student Apathy Is a Big Classroom Challenge, Teachers Say. Cellphones Aren’t Helping DigitalVision Vectors / Getty ..read more
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Teens and educators have wildly different perspectives on what AI will mean for young people’s mental health.
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A high school teacher and two students asked a federal judge to strike down the restrictions. How to end this chapter of your career gracefully. Teacher, Students Sue Arkansas Over Ban on Critical Race Theory Students from Bethel High School in Hampton, Va., film "Fear the Fog" at Virginia's Fort Monroe on June 21, 2023. Students wrote, directed, produced, and starred in the film through a partnership between their district, Hampton City Schools, and two television actors that's designed to give them applied, entertainment industry experience. Courtesy of Hampton City Schools ..read more
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