Any parent whose child has special needs can find navigating a school system challenging. But that stress is compounded for military families, who move repeatedly among schools that may offer different services.
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October 03, 2018
Allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have led to unavoidable conversations throughout the nation's schools around consent and consequences. Reporter Evie Blad discusses this issue on PBS NewsHour.
September 19, 2018
Puerto Rico's school system was struggling long before Hurricane Maria struck a year ago. But the disaster exacerbated deep problems. Now, the system is in the midst of dramatic change.
August 30, 2018
Education Week Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza visited the Cobre Consolidated School District in New Mexico, which made the change to a shortened school week just before the state declared a moratorium on the practice.
August 03, 2018
Concerned that schools don't notice or nurture business skills, nonprofits are using the humble lemonade stand to foster entrepreneurship.
July 11, 2018
Some schools are adopting comprehensive sexuality education, which includes discussions on healthy relationships, consent, and preventing violence. See what that looks like in this video segment.
May 18, 2018
Elementary school students from a Chicago charter school journeyed more than 600 miles for a lesson on how children and teenagers changed the course of history in Birmingham--from the people who were there.
April 20, 2018
Chicago public school's new CEO, Janice Jackson, wants to build on the district's positive academic gains and bring "trust" back to the system.
April 12, 2018
In the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, districts are grappling with how to keep students safe. Education Week looks at how a Texas district hopes to balance security and making sure students feel comfortable.