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January 30, 2019

Public Schools Get Creative to Meet Military Children's Needs (Video)

There are more than 1 million children in the U.S. whose parents are active duty military. This video explores some of the ways school leaders can work to meet these students' needs.

November 20, 2018

What Can Schools Do to Help Prevent Teen Suicide? (Video)

In this video, Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark joined a panel of experts who answered questions on teen mental health, suicide prevention, and more.

October 03, 2018

The Kavanaugh Hearings Are Prompting Educators to Take on Tough Conversations (Video)

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

What's the Path Forward for Puerto Rico's Schools? (Video)

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 17, 2018

With Opioid Addiction on the Rise, Schools Try to Expand Services for Children (Video)

The number of pregnant women addicted to opioids quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, according to a new federal report.

August 03, 2018

How Lemonade Stands Are Teaching Kids 21st-Century Business Skills (Video)

Concerned that schools don't notice or nurture business skills, nonprofits are using the humble lemonade stand to foster entrepreneurship.

August 02, 2018

Here's What Year-Round Schooling Looks Like (Video)

The traditional school calendar, with its long summer break, is outdated, say supporters of year-round schooling. Nearly 4,000 schools, including those in Holt, Mich., are trying something different.

July 11, 2018

Using French Fries to Teach Consent (And Other Ways Sex Ed. Is Changing)

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.

June 22, 2018

The Right Equipment to Solve a Playground Problem (Video)

The staff at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Wisconsin had a troubling puzzle: A sudden rise in recess injuries. A new problem-solving initiative helped them get to root of what was going on.

June 07, 2018

9 Things to Know About School Resource Officers (Video)

School resource officers juggle numerous roles: enforcing laws, mentoring students, and providing security to schools. But little is known about this unique law enforcement profession.

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