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May 19, 2017

The Science Behind Reading (Video)

Education Week's Liana Heitin Loewus sits down with Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, to talk about his new book, The Reading Mind.

May 19, 2017

Should School Buses Have Seat Belts? (Video)

Most school buses do not have seat belts — a safety concern for children nationwide. However, a number of states are considering legislation to change that.

May 15, 2017

Rethinking Recess (Video)

Playworks, a nonprofit working in 21 states, promotes structured recess, complete with designated staff that runs games and promotes leadership and conflict resolution for students.

May 10, 2017

How Can the U.S. Improve High School Graduation Rates? (Video)

Can the U.S. reach a 90% graduation rate by 2020? Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark discussed that question with Civic Enterprises Founder & CEO John Bridgeland.

May 10, 2017

Appreciating Teachers: EdWeek Staff Shares Their Stories (Video)

May 8 - 12 is Teacher Appreciation Week! Watch as Education Week staff members share their memories of educators that have made a lasting impact.

May 04, 2017

Undocumented Students Fear for Their Future (Video)

Most undocumented students in the U.S. are protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But immigration arrests are now up by 33 percent nationwide, and many DACA recipients are uncertain about their future.

April 07, 2017

Can the Abacus Improve Students' Math Skills? (Video)

The 4,000 year old abacus might be ancient technology, but it can serve as a teaching tool for modern students.

April 06, 2017

Can Cameras in Special Ed. Classrooms Prevent Student Abuse? (Video)

To help prevent students with disabilities from being abused at school, Texas now requires cameras in special education classrooms upon request. But is this the best solution?

April 06, 2017

How Can Schools Improve Teacher Evaluations? (Video)

Renee Pryor, who supervises teacher evaluations in the Tennessee's Lincoln County school district, discusses how schools can make evaluations more effective and relevant.

April 05, 2017

Educators Bring Broadway Hit 'Hamilton' Into the Classroom (Video)

Four hundred New York City teachers got free tickets to see the musical "Hamilton," and received training on how to bring the show's lessons into their schools.

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