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Education leader Fred Ende shares 10 leadership and learning lessons from ASCD Empower18.

6 takeaways from Empower18

Managing at-risk students, inspiring words from Jill Biden and more from Empower18.

How to find an assessment platform

A game plan for choosing and rolling out an assessment system for your district.

What’s trending? From brain breaks to music in math, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Jim Dillon backs accepting school environments for those with behavioral problems.

The data-driven school district

How to use data for budgeting, personalized learning and providing on-the-spot intervention.

What’s trending? From reading aloud to crisis planning, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Fred Ende considers how data can help educational leadership move toward equality.

Prepare students for work

A hands-on project teaches students about marketing and budget management.

What’s trending? From next-gen learning to homework, don’t miss these most-read stories.

The Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet the winners.

Tips for teaching coding

Four ideas for helping students master coding skills.

What’s trending? From student fitness to genuine feedback, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Educator Andrea Marshbank calls on teacher leaders to offer support rather than orders.

Training the future workforce

Four music professionals offer real talk about what students need for workforce success.