NATIONAL: What 2017 meant for student loan…

Student debt is the second biggest form of debt in the United States and makes up about 10.6 percent of all consumer debt. Currently, 44 million Americans hold a total of over $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. "The student… Read full article at NBC News

In the Harvey Weinstein era, parents…

Since October when women began coming forward with reports of sexual misconduct by Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein, politicians, journalists, actors and others in high-profile jobs have fallen from grace over accusations and acknowledgement of guilt of inappropriate behavior. With the… Read full article at The Desert Sun

STATE: California schools get an ‘F’ in…

California’s efforts to teach high school students about balancing checkbooks, saving money and other staples of personal finance were graded an ‘F’ in a national survey released last week. The report, by the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College… Read full article at EdSource

NATIONAL: Major education award in China goes…

A multimillion dollar education award launched in China has named one of its first winners: an American. A Stanford University professor was named co-winner for her groundbreaking research in student motivation and into how to help young people cultivate success… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: They’ll drink to this: Teachers get…

The parents of an Ohio student decided to give teachers an unusual gift: wine with a picture of the student’s face on it. It came emblazoned with this message: “Our child might be the reason you drink. So enjoy this… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: Yes, there are high-poverty public schools…

The drive in modern school reform to severely disrupt traditional public education is underpinned by the notion that educators in traditional public schools in high-poverty areas don’t know what they are doing. No doubt, some of them don’t, but many… Read full article at The Washington Post

NATIONAL: For-Profit And Online Education: What’s Going…

It's been quite a year for for-profit education. "Continued collapse," is how Bryan Alexander, an educational futurist, describes it. Here's a quick look back: -In February, Apollo Group, which operates University of Phoenix, one of the biggest names in the… Read full article at NPR

NATIONAL: Search to Fill One of Education’s…

Carmen Fariña, the chancellor of New York City Schools, announced Thursday that she would be resigning in 2018, leaving behind a school system fundamentally changed from where it stood when her tenure began four years ago. Fariña, 74, plans to… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Math Doesn’t Have to Suck. Here…

Would you rather read a book about mythical sea creatures or do a sheet of multiplication problems? Given the choice between listening to a hilarious Read Aloud featuring Elephant and Piggie or laboring through a long-division word problem, what would… Read full article at Education Week

NATIONAL: Top Education Stories of 2017: Education…

To provide a sense of what was high on our readers' priority lists in 2017, the editors at Education Week compiled a list of our 10 most-viewed news articles and blog posts. 1. Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and… Read full article at Education Week