The comic's mention of his school district on the awards telecast goes viral on Twitter and attracts some distinctly different reactions.
Netflix's "#RealityHigh" and "American Vandal," and the return of HBO's "Vice Principals," present a contrast to star-studded back-to-school specials.
The "XQ Super School Live" special took over four broadcast TV networks to focus attention on projects that seek to remake the American high school.
September is a time for enterprising magazine coverage about education issues, including in The Times, Harper's, and The Nation.
The Hollywood-produced show aims to focus on efforts to improve American high schools, and to entertain young viewers with comedy and music.
"Raising Bertie," about three African-American boys in Bertie County, N.C., airs on the PBS documentary series "POV" Monday night.
"What Carter Lost" looks at a Dallas high school's controversy-filled ride through the Texas state football playoffs in 1988.
The Netflix show is about an 18-year-old high school student on the autism spectrum becoming self-aware of the need to move into adulthood.
Longtime Education Week Executive Editor Gregory M. Chronister is retiring this week, and the journalism fellowship will go to support education reporting.
Researchers say that internet searches for information about suicide spiked 19 percent during the period immediately after the popular but controversial Netflix series debuted.