Education Week: American Education’s News Site of Record

Now Is No Time for Spectator Democracy

—ArtWager/Getty Social distancing is a civic duty. But it’s not our only responsibility By Jesús A. Tirado March 23, 2020 It is safe to say that social distancing has become part of our new daily lexicon. It’s important to know that this is saving people’s lives, but I want us all to recognize that in

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Education Week: American Education’s News Site of Record

Endorsements Still Touchy for Teachers’ Unions in Presidential Election Season

Supporters cheer as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally at the Chicago Teachers Union headquarters, in September in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. —Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times/AP Members want in on decisions March 23, 2020 After complaints from members who felt shut out during the 2016 presidential primary endorsement process, the

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Education Week: American Education’s News Site of Record

The Stimulus Package Will Help Families, But It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Opinion —iStock/Getty The current proposal won’t meet our students’ current educational needs By John P. Bailey March 23, 2020 This coronavirus is a once-in-a-generation pandemic that has required unprecedented measures to protect public health. An equally unprecedented response is needed to manage the growing economic risks, including the extra costs parents are facing. The federal

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