Letter to the Editor

Education Week takes no editorial positions but welcomes the opinions, comments, and ideas of its readers. Here's how to submit a letter to the editor.
Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Use Letters to the Editor During Writing Instruction
Letters to the editor provide an outlet for students' emotions, writes Walt Gardner in this letter to the editor.
September 6, 2022
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Classroom Technology Letter to the Editor Schools Need a Computer Literacy Curriculum
It is irresponsible to give students computers and not invest in training, writes a teacher in this letter to the editor.
September 6, 2022
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Student Well-Being Letter to the Editor Schools Need to Cut Back on the ‘Filler’
Removing the 'filler' in schools would likely have a bigger effect on student well-being than later start times, writes a retired teacher.
August 30, 2022
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Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor Let’s Think About How to Prevent Teacher Shortages
We need to hold the career of teaching in higher esteem, writes an educator in this letter to the editor.
August 30, 2022
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Teaching Letter to the Editor Looping Is a Must for Student Achievement
A teacher praises the benefits of looping in this letter to the editor.
August 23, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Letter to the Editor Equip Teachers for a Technological World
Teacher-prep programs must better support future educators in adapting to the digital age, writes a teacher leader.
August 23, 2022
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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor Validated by EdWeek, Not by My Administration
"I feel like public school in America is broken," writes a former teacher in this letter to the editor.
August 16, 2022
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Equity & Diversity Letter to the Editor An Educator Shares Lessons on Inclusivity From Preschoolers
Discussions involving equity, discrimination, and privilege resonate with preschoolers, writes an educator in this letter to the editor.
August 16, 2022
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Classroom Technology Letter to the Editor We Need More Research Before Investing In Homework Tech
If tech equity were suddenly a reality, we might simply be making it easier to do the wrong thing, says this letter to the editor.
August 16, 2022
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Assessment Letter to the Editor We Need NAEP
The president and CEO of Knowledge Alliance responds to a recent opinion essay's criticism of the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
July 12, 2022
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Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor A Note of Appreciation
A retired administrator shares why it's so important to appreciate colleagues in this letter to the editor.
July 12, 2022
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Assessment Letter to the Editor 2022 Assessment ‘Most Important’ Ever
The executive director of the National Assessment Governing Board responds to criticism of NAEP in this letter to the editor.
July 12, 2022
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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor Can Educators Agree to Disagree Respectfully?
We must acknowledge that there are strong, defensible differences in perspectives about divisive topics, writes an educator.
June 7, 2022
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Reading & Literacy Letter to the Editor Reading Recovery Debate Is ‘Polarizing’
The executive director of the Reading Recovery Community pushes back against criticism of the program.
May 31, 2022
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