Most Clicked StoriesMore >


Do students need homework?

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

Research shows elementary schools may be assigning too much homework, with kindergartners receiving an average of 25 minutes a day. A Texas teacher recently announced a no-homework policy in a letter to parents, which has gone viral, highlighting the ongoing homework debate. The Christian Science Monitor (08/23)


King: Why schools should teach empathy

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

Is blended learning losing favor among parents?

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2016

Survey reveals public opinion about education issues

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016

States begin releasing PARCC exam data

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Kindergarten teacher shares tips for keeping students engaged

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

Parent, principal groups weigh in on ESSA rules

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Some have proposed that states should require periodic recertification to keep teachers current on their subject areas, child/adolescent development and effective teaching strategies. How much do you agree or disagree with this proposal?

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

ACT reports dip in college readiness among test-takers

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

7 classroom tested practices that foster student success

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016


Find ASCD SmartBrief Issues by Date:



ASCD News More >


ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2016

#BringingJoyBack: Remember your why!

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2016

Free webinar: Making Teachers Better, Not Bitter

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Global Engagement: Getting to the Starting Line

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

How are you #BringingJoyBack this school year?

ASCD SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016




Sign up for ASCD SmartBrief



Designed specifically for professionals in K-12 education, ASCD SmartBrief is a FREE daily e-mail newsletter. It provides the latest education news and information you need to stay on top of issues that are important to you. Learn more

Recent Poll view more polls


Some have proposed that states should require periodic recertification to keep teachers current on their subject areas, child/adolescent development and effective teaching strategies. How much do you agree or disagree with this proposal?

Chart.