Latest Education Week Stories

2009-12-17 08:02:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Two-thirds of school districts responding to a new "School Energy and Environment Survey" from Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Education Week Research have made spending cuts or modifications as a direct result of rising energy bills.

2009-07-28 12:11:00

Americans called to log time spent reading with kids to raise awareness for children's literacy WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's oldest and largest children and families' literacy nonprofit organization, is proud to take part in United We Serve's Education Week (July 27-August 2) -- a week-long focus on the countless Americans who strengthen communities by rolling up their sleeves to have a positive impact on children through...

2009-01-28 06:00:00

Education Week recognizes Ohio's education system excellence; bumps up ranking for 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan.

2008-09-09 12:00:31

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Republican National Committee, +1-202-863-8614 While Obama Gives Major Speech On Education, We Take A Look At His Failing Record On Education Policy WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-08-04 12:01:30

Twenty-six million Americans--more than the entire population of New York state--suffer from chronic kidney disease. And another 20 million are at increased risk - yet, many may not know it. In observation of Kidney Disease Awareness and Education Week, Aug.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.