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How a Fla. District Got Ready for Irma

In Orange County, Fla.'s school system, leaders have been studying weather models for days, and ensuring there's enough fuel, food, and money in the bank for emergency spending and making payroll. (September 9, 2017)

Texas' Educators Tally the Steep Costs of Harvey

Houston education officials estimate it will cost $700 million to repair and replace schools damaged by Hurricane Harvey. (September 8, 2017)

Congressmen Target 'Relic of Ugly History' in Education Spending Bill

(September 8, 2017)

Complying With Spec. Ed. Rule May Shift Spending

(September 8, 2017)

'They're Taking Our Kids': Teen Gun Violence Is Plaguing Cities Big and Small

(September 7, 2017)

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'Dreamers' in U.S. Schools Prep for a Fight

With the Trump administration's order to rescind Obama-era protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, affected students and educators vow to fight for permanent legal status. (September 7, 2017)

It's Time to Teach Our Ugly American History

(September 8, 2017)

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Test Scores Don't Tell the Whole Story (Q&A)

School success is often measured by test scores, but they don’t paint an accurate picture, says Jack Schneider. (September 6, 2017)

School Improvement Hinges on Access to Student Data

The threat of litigation could motivate state officials to work with education researchers, write two law professors. (September 5, 2017)

10 Habits of Tech-Savvy Schools

Here are 10 ways to measure if your school meets the tech-savvy criteria. (September 8, 2017)

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Yearly Reports

Meet the 2017 Leaders To Learn From

Leaders To Learn From 2017

Education Week recognizes 14 bold and committed district leaders who demonstrate a powerful combination of tenacity and humility in bringing about systemwide change to benefit students and educators.
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What the Numbers Tell Us About U.S. Teachers

Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show.
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Digital Directions

The NY Times Tackled Teachers and Ed Tech. Social Media Responded

Technology companies courting influential teachers to promote their products has raised ethics concerns —and the practice has attracted critical media attention. (September 6, 2017)

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3 Reasons to Resist the Lure of Punishments and Rewards

Star charts and color cards create a negative classroom environment, writes Justin Minkel. To address the root problems of students’ misbehavior, teachers need to toss the behavioral systems and focus on building relationships. (September 6, 2017)

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Market Brief

The Private School Market Is Overwhelmingly a Small-School Market

The vast majority of private schools in the United States serve fewer than 300 students, data from the National Center for Education Statistics show. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a new service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (August 22, 2017)

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