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Could an Apprenticeship Be a Viable Way to Prepare Special Educators?

An education professor has launched a no-cost apprenticeship program that she hopes will help combat special education teacher shortages.

Complying With Spec. Ed. Bias Rule May Force Spending Shifts

School systems that identify, discipline, or segregate students with disabilities at a disproportionate rate gird for a requirement that they set …

LGBT History Gets Short Shrift in Schools. There's an Effort to Change That

A pair of Massachusetts educators are chipping away at the nearly total absence of context for LGBT individuals in the K-12 curriculum.

New York City Faces Lawsuit Over Special Education-Related Services

The city's school district is accused of shirking its responsibility to provide necessary therapy to students by requiring some parents to find …

Washington State Taps Paraeducators to Fill Special Education Teacher Shortage

A new law passed in July aims to shrink the special education teacher shortage in Washington state by providing an easier path to teaching …

High Schoolers Still Start School Earlier Than Younger Students, Data Show

More than 4 in 5 U.S. high schools start earlier than doctors recommend for teenagers to learn best, new federal data show.<p>In its third report on the …

Amazon Unveils New Writing Curriculum for Grades 4-6

Amazon will use its TenMarks brand to introduce an online writing curriculum built on the platform it has in place for math.The post Amazon Unveils …

Education Technology

How Many States Are Following Federal Restraint and Seclusion Guidelines?

States have adopted some of the restraint and seclusion guidelines recommended by the U.S. Department of Education, but that adoption has been uneven.

What Does Federal Law Say about Vouchers and Students With Disabilities?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said schools receiving federal money must follow federal laws, but laws relating to students with disabilities …

Inclusion, Career and Technical Education Help Students With Disabilities

Students with disabilities who spend 80 percent or more of their day in general education have better outcomes than similar peers, as do those who …

Don't Wait: Six Simple Ways to Support Your Struggling Learners Tomorrow

<i>I co-wrote this piece with a virtual colleague of mine (we connected on Twitter and have never met in person). Jamie Martin has become my mentor on</i> …

Dyslexia and the Power of Teacher Expectations

Last week, The Senate Committee on Education hosted a hearing entitled "Understanding Dyslexia: The Intersection of Scientific Research and …

What Should Special Education Teachers Know and Be Able to Do?

Two education groups are encouraging teacher-preparation programs to build in "high-leverage practice" that will ultimately help the academic …

Minority Students Missing Out on Speech and Language Services, Study Finds

Black and Hispanic children are not receiving speech and language therapy at the same rate as similar white peers, which could set them up for …

Washington State Taps Paraeducators to Fill Special Education Teacher Shortage

A new law creates a streamlined path for instructional aides, who already have deep experience working with students with disabilities, to gain …

How Is Ed Tech Shaping the Future of Assessment?

There's no doubt that edtech is changing the future of education. But how will technology change the way we assess student learning? As the world of …

Education Technology

Q&A Collections: Using Tech in the Classroom

I'll begin posting new questions and answers in early September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on …

Education Technology

Online Classes for K-12 Schools: What You Need to Know

—Getty<p>Millions of K-12 students now spend time taking online classes.<p>But what those experiences look like, the reasons such courses are offered, and …

Education

What Will Trump's FCC Mean for America's Schools?

—Ethan Miller/Getty-File<p>The commission has played a big role in bringing high-speed internet to thousands of schools, but the new FCC chairman has …

Net Neutrality

Data Dive: Devices and Software Flooding Into Classrooms

| Corrected: June 15, 2017<p>More access hasn’t meant better use<p>SHARE:<p>Public schools have more classroom technology and faster internet connections than …

Education Technology

The Future of Classroom Technology: 5 Experts Weigh In

Five ed-tech experts weigh in on research needs, 1-to-1 computing, and “passive” vs. “active” learning<p>| Updated:<p><b>1. Richard Culatta</b><p><b>CEO of the</b> …

Education Technology

Poor Students Face Digital Divide in How Teachers Learn to Use Tech

—Swikar Patel for Education Week<p>America's most innovative schools constantly help train teachers to use new technologies, but the barriers to …

edtech

Google, 4-H Partnership Expands Computer Science Programming

A $1.5 million grant from Google will bring computer science curriculum, training, hardware devices, and dedicated funding to 4-H programs across 22 …

For Ed Tech to Be Successful, 'It Has to Come From Teachers'

Educational technology companies, like ClassDojo, have tapped teachers to give input on product designs.

The FTC on COPPA: 5 New Takeaways for Schools and Ed-Tech Companies

The Federal Trade Commission provided Education Week with new information about what the Children's Online Privacy Protection Acts means for schools …

Are Student-Privacy Laws Getting in the Way of Education Research?

Louisiana's two-year-old law, the nation's strictest, may be complicating the work of the researchers who use student data to study schools.

Ed-Tech Companies Should Open Algorithms to Scrutiny, Report Suggests

A new National Education Policy Center report calls for stronger regulations around the use of algorithms in personalized learning and ed-tech …

EdWeek Staff: The Teachers We Appreciate

Have You Seen or Experienced Bias Incidents or Hate Crimes in Your School?