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January 19, 2018

Selling Lesson Plans Online: A New Side Business for Teachers (Video)

Educators are cashing in selling lesson plans online. But some worry about unintended consequences, like fewer free resources and less professional collaboration.

November 01, 2017

The Aftermath of the Atlanta Test Cheating Scandal (Video)

Nearly 200 Atlanta educators were suspected of erasing and correcting student answers on standardized tests, in order to boost scores. Years later, the fallout of that scandal reverberates.

September 28, 2017

Parents Square Off Over School Vaccine Rules

States are wrestling with how far to go in requiring parents to vaccinate their school-aged children. The story of one Vermont child helped sway lawmakers there.

August 08, 2017

For Many Who Rely on School Meals, Summer Can Mean Going Hungry (Video)

For some children, the summer can be the hungriest time of year. Education Week visited a food bank in Omaha, Neb., that is trying to fill that summer hunger gap.

August 03, 2017

What Flint's Superintendent Did to Protect Children From Lead (Video)

Two years after the lead crisis in Flint, Mich., began, Superintendent Bilal Tawwab is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead exposure in children.

July 26, 2017

Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Takes the World Stage (Video)

After having their visas denied twice, an all-girls team from Afghanistan has made it to the U.S. to compete in an international high school robotics competition.

June 23, 2017

How Are Schools Monitoring Their Students on Social Media? (Videos)

How are school administrators keeping tabs on students' social posts without violating free speech and privacy rights?

June 08, 2017

Teaching Students to Discern Fake News (Video)

In today's world, where fabricated news stories are often presented as legitimate, media literacy is more important than ever. In Washington state, media literacy advocates and legislators are working together to create curriculum to create digitally literate citizens.

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 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.

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