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The national teachers' union is imploring local affiliates to better engage current and potential members, and has launched a Center for Organizing to provide tools and training.
With the programs surging in popularity, policymakers and advocates are wrestling with how to pay the costs and promote broader access to college for disadvantaged youths.
Schools must be free to spark curiosity in students too distracted by other issues to come by it naturally, Erik Shonstrom says.
H. Richard Milner's search for a high-quality, diverse preschool for his daughters revealed early-education inequities.
School lunch is not what it used to be. The food is undoubtedly healthier. But are kids actually eating it?
The state's sweeping new Blueprint for English-Language Learners Success may be the first time state policymakers have made such a strong statement on the needs of ELL students.
Making kindergarten intellectually stimulating does not preclude making it fun and play-based as well, write Daphna Bassok, Amy Claessens, and Mimi Engel.
New technology has the potential to provide educators with feedback on how students are responding to instruction.
The KIPP charter school network and other schools are testing student report cards designed to measure key character traits.
A handful of researchers across the country are perfecting video games that can unobtrusively measure noncognitive skills—like persistence and 'grit'—in students.
By gathering data on students' online behaviors in computerized education programs, researchers are getting clues on how students engage with them.
More than 20 surveys purport to measure engagement in K-12 schools, but that doesn't mean they're widely used or useful.
Borrowing for the first time on the federal government's new method of calculating high school graduation rates, Education Week's annual Diplomas Count report notes that 81 percent of the class of 2012 graduated on time, although gaps remain among some racial and ethnic groups.
While a growing number of districts are using financial incentives to encourage students to go to college, experts caution that money alone won’t do the trick.