Education Week Commentary

Research shows that a student's smooth transition into high school is a predictor of academic success, write John Gomperts and Jenny Nagaoka.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm
The stories of the youngest victims of gun violence say a lot about U.S. culture, notes The Guardian editor Gary Younge in a Q&A.
Posted: March 22, 2017, 4:00 pm
Those on the left may have more in common with Betsy DeVos than they realize, writes Jennifer L. Steele.
Posted: March 10, 2017, 4:00 pm
Low voter turnout underscores why schools must do more to prepare students to be engaged citizens, argues Sidney Trubowitz.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 4:00 pm
When it comes to teacher certification, the label "highly qualified" doesn’t mean much, argues University of Oklahoma’s Lawrence Baines.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 4:00 pm
Here is what’s ahead for school choice, ed tech, and more, according to the CEO of a personalized-learning company.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 4:00 pm
In order to resolve the rancorous debate, charters must reconnect with their original purpose, writes Ron Wolk.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 4:00 pm
Teachers' unions and charter school advocates must join in solidarity for greater education equity, writes Jia Lok Pratt.
Posted: March 1, 2017, 4:00 pm
Even if Donald Trump could "end" the common core, that may not be what teachers want, writes Maria Ferguson.
Posted: February 25, 2017, 4:00 pm
When it comes to the wrenching matter of student suicide, two psychologists explain how school leaders can support their communities.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 4:00 pm
Teachers should be aware how transgender students can feel unsafe, even in the classroom, writes researcher Jacob Berglin.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 4:00 pm
The Every Student Succeeds Act offers states and districts an opportunity to improve cultural competency, writes Irma Zardoya.
Posted: February 14, 2017, 4:00 pm
After 33 years, the progressive Coalition of Essential Schools shutters its national operations, and Nancy Faust Sizer looks ahead.
Posted: February 11, 2017, 4:00 pm
Meeting the education needs of Native students must involve Indian Country partnerships, writes Native Indian Education Association's Ahniwake Rose.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 4:00 pm
A Canadian perspective on public education could be helpful to Betsy DeVos as she becomes ed. secretary, writes Beth Green of Cardus.
Posted: February 8, 2017, 4:00 pm
If confirmed as ed. secretary, Betsy DeVos could gut the regulations that are choking charter schools, writes Jeanne Allen.
Posted: February 7, 2017, 4:00 pm
The education secretary nominee's record on LGBTQ rights does not inspire confidence, writes GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis.
Posted: February 4, 2017, 4:00 pm
The Trump administration and Congress can do better than Betsy DeVos for ed. secretary, writes Kevin Kumashiro.
Posted: February 3, 2017, 4:00 pm
In the current political climate, educator Daniel Osborn discusses how to balance diversity of student opinion with a respectful classroom.
Posted: February 1, 2017, 4:00 pm
Former Delaware governor Jack Markell weighs in on how states should respond to the shifting federal education landscape.
Posted: January 25, 2017, 4:00 pm
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