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.
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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.
April 11, 2018
Within three years of arriving in Canada's public schools, children of new migrants do as well as native-born children.
March 27, 2018
Cleveland's efforts to encourage students to show up to school every day have reduced the district's chronic absenteeism rate from 50 percent to 30 percent over the last two years.
March 09, 2018
Disagreements over how, and whether, to teach climate change are playing out in state legislatures across the nation.
January 19, 2018
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
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
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 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.