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November 07, 2016

Bilingual Education in California? State Voters to Decide (Video)

In California, nearly 1 in every 4 children don't speak English fluently. On Election Day, the state's voters will decide whether to overturn a longstanding policy of teaching these children in English-only classrooms, or whether to embrace bilingual forms of teaching.

September 28, 2016

Expanding Arts Education in Boston (Video)

Over the past 5 years as executive director for the arts for Boston's public schools, classically trained mezzo-soprano Myran Parker-Brass has worked to bring top-notch arts instruction to every child in the district.

September 07, 2016

What Did You Learn This Summer? #EWSummerStories

Education Week's crowd-sourced project, #EWSummerStories, encourages educators to record and share teacher and student summer stories online.

September 02, 2016

3 Decades Covering Education: A View From the Front Row

Virginia "Ginny" Edwards has had a front row seat. Edwards, who stepped down in July after 28 years as Editor-in-Chief of Education Week, reflects on progress and challenges in K-12 education.

September 01, 2016

Bridging the Cultural Divide Between Teachers and Students (Video)

While the student population in America's public schools becomes increasingly diverse, the nation's teaching force remains predominantly white. STEP-UP, a month-long intensive fellowship in Chicago, seeks to teach cultural competency through immersion. Can this program bridge the gap?

August 10, 2016

Walking in a Student's Shoes (Video)

The Shadow a Student Challenge encourages school leaders to spend a day walking in a students' shoes. Watch as one assistant principal follows a 9th grader through all of his classes. What does she learn?

July 13, 2016

Election 2016 Is a Real Civics Lesson for Students (Video)

This year's presidential campaign, with its heated rhetoric and reality-TV tone, presents a challenge for U.S. Government teachers. How are educators teaching the election?

July 07, 2016

Equality of Educational Opportunity: A Video Interview With Jim McPartland

The landmark 1966 report "Equality of Educational Opportunity" dramatically changed the debate on how schools, families, and communities affect student learning. In a Q&A video, co-author and Johns Hopkins University researcher James McPartland talks about some key findings that are still important today.

June 24, 2016

Next Gen Science Standards: A New Vision for Science Education (Video)

The Next Generation Science Standards, being implemented in 18 states, emphasize learning science by doing science. How are they redefining instruction in American classrooms?

June 17, 2016

The Struggle to Diversify Elite Public High Schools (Video)

Due to their selectivity, elite high schools often lack a diverse student population. How can these institutions attract and welcome more students of color?

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