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May 18, 2018

Chicago Students Get a Powerful History Lesson From Activists in Birmingham, Ala. (Video)

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

Can a New Leader Bring Stability to Chicago Schools? (Video)

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

Is 'Hardening' Schools to Prevent Shootings Really the Answer? (Video)

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

How Canada Found Success With English Learners (Video)

Within three years of arriving in Canada's public schools, children of new migrants do as well as native-born children.

March 27, 2018

Reducing Chronic Absenteeism: One District's Success Strategy (Video)

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

States Debate Whether Schools Should Teach Climate Change (Video)

Disagreements over how, and whether, to teach climate change are playing out in state legislatures across the nation.

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.

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