The Latest K–12 News from Education Week
What Should Students Learn in Sex Education? In This State, Voters Will Decide
by Evie Blad on October 23, 2020 at 8:23 pm
Washington voters will consider a statewide mandate for comprehensive sex education. It fits into a national patchwork of what states allow, and prohibit, in sex education.
How Election Day Could Alter COVID-19 Aid Talks for Education
by Andrew Ujifusa on October 23, 2020 at 5:37 pm
The Nov. 3 election could spur Washington to provide more pandemic relief to education, but reaching a deal might still be complicated and take time.
Trump and Biden Tussle Over Reopening Schools, Risk COVID-19 Poses to Teachers
by Andrew Ujifusa on October 23, 2020 at 3:11 am
In their debate, the president again called for schools to reopen; his Democratic rival touted more resources and mocked Trump comments about COVID and teachers.
Biden Campaign Won't Commit to State Testing Waivers During COVID-19 Crisis
by Evie Blad on October 22, 2020 at 8:34 pm
An adviser for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was noncommittal on whether his administration would waive standardized testing during the pandemic.
Biden on Transgender Children's Rights: 'There Should Be Zero Discrimination'
by Evie Blad on October 16, 2020 at 2:14 am
The Trump administration has rescinded guidance on the rights of transgender students. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has pledged to restore it.