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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.

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?

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