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Reading & Literacy From Our Research Center Reading Comprehension Challenges and Opportunities, in Charts
Learn where students struggle, what types of materials educators use, and their perceptions of students' stamina and pleasure reading.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Flu and COVID-19 Are Surging. Here’s How Educators Feel About Masking Now
Respiratory illnesses are on the rise. Only 3 percent of educators say they regularly wear a mask at school.
Classroom Technology From Our Research Center Teachers Told Us They've Used AI in the Classroom. Here's Why
A third of teachers said they've use AI tools in the classroom, according to an EdWeek Research Center survey.
Student Well-Being From Our Research Center Experts Recommend Mental Health Screenings for Students. Most Schools Aren't Doing Them
School leaders in districts that use mental health screenings say they help identify students in need of extra care.
School & District Management From Our Research Center Thousands of Schools Don't Have Working Fire Sprinklers
School buildings constructed before sprinkler mandates now face prohibitively steep costs to install crucial fire-prevention systems.
Student Achievement From Our Research Center Who's the Real Audience for A-F and Numeric Grades? Hint: It's Not the Students
Traditional grading systems help parents—as well as colleges and universities—get a sense of how students are doing, educators say.
Budget & Finance From Our Research Center When ESSER Funds Are Gone, Here's Where Districts May Turn to Fill Gaps
Districts will look to a range of funding sources to cover the services they've paid for in recent years with a surge of federal money.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Districts' Strategies to Diversify Teaching Staff, in Charts
New EdWeek Research Center survey data highlights how districts plan to recruit and retain more teachers of color.
School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center Where Should Students Be Allowed to Use Cellphones? Here’s What Educators Say
There’s a yawning gap between what's permitted and what educators feel should be allowed.
Assessment From Our Research Center Few Educators Say A-F and Numeric Grades Offer 'Very Effective' Feedback for Students
Fewer than 1 in 6 educators—13 percent— say that A through F or numeric grades are a “very effective way” to give feedback to students.
School & District Management From Our Research Center How Emotionally Intelligent Are School and District Leaders? We Asked Teachers
Asked about traits like empathy, teachers rated principals higher than they rated district leaders.
Student Well-Being From Our Research Center How Educators and Teens Disagree on What's Harming Students' Mental Health, in Charts
Educators blame social media and online bullying. But students say it has more to do with schoolwork.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Teachers’ Stress Trickles Down to Students. Here's What Schools Are Doing About It
The past few years in the classroom have been grueling. But there are things districts can do to help teachers. Here are some examples.