Education Week - February 15, 2017 - 3
VOL. 36, NO. 21
FEBRUARY 15, 2017
1 State Leaders Hit the Books
4 News in Brief
9 DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: FCC Yanks Report
On E-Rate Success
5 Report Roundup
1 Amid Subtly Shifting Test Landscape,
Support Slips for Common-Core Tests
1 Mistrust in School Can Have Lasting
6 RTI May Fall Short in Flagging
7 Post-Mortem on inBloom Reignites
9 FCC Alters 'Lifeline' Broadband Effort
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
12 DeVos Takes Reins at Ed. Department,
While Anxieties Persist
Our next print issue, dated Feb. 22,
will be Education Week's annual
Leaders To Learn From special report.
In this magazine-size edition, we
showcase 14 K-12 leaders putting
bold ideas to work in schools and
districts across the country.
20 Readers React
22 TopSchoolJobs Recruitment
18 IRMA ZARDOYA: How ESSA Can Teach
School Leaders About Equity
19 JACOB BERGLIN: The Classroom,
Not the Bathroom, Is the
Battleground for Gender Rights
24 ROBERT EVANS & MARK KLINE:
Beyond Blame: Understanding
12 Congress Targets ESSA Regulations
13 Governors, State Lawmakers Roll Out
School Choice Plans
16 State of the States
>> BREAKING NEWS DAILY
What Are School Vouchers and How Do They Work?
Few topics stir up as much debate in the education sphere as
steering public money in the form of vouchers to pay for students to
attend private school-especially now that one of the nation's most
visible supporters of school vouchers, Betsy DeVos, is U.S. secretary
of education. Read our overview of the topic.
Keys to ESSA Readiness: Reporter Insights
Supporters of school vouchers rallied last month in Austin, Texas, in hopes of persuading state
lawmakers to approve a voucher program that would provide public money to families to help pay
tuition at private and religious schools. PAGE 13
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On Feb. 1, 2017, Education Week hosted "Keys to ESSA Readiness,"
an online event connecting readers with reporters for informative
conversations about the new federal law. Veteran reporters
Catherine Gewertz and Alyson Klein shared their takeaways from the
Police in School:
An Overview of the
Debate and Key Data
Debate is roiling over the role
of police officers in schools.
In this video, reporter Evie
Blad gives an overview of the
issue and highlights important statistics about student arrests and
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