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December 07, 2018

The Future of Education Policy: Looking Beyond the 2018 Midterms (Videos)

Watch video from a recent live event where policymakers, analysts, and Education Week journalists examined the 2018 midterm election results and what education issues are likely to resonate in the fast-approaching 2020 election year.

September 20, 2018

Video: Puerto Rico, The Forgotten School System

Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza visited some of the island's hardest-hit schools. In this video, she explains the long-standing problems in Puerto Rico's school system and the controversial changes that are coming.

June 15, 2018

ESSA: Your Key Questions, Answered by Experts (Video)

Following a virtual summit on ESSA where they answered audience questions, Education Week's experts sat down to give an overview of different aspects of the law, including teacher effectiveness and assessment.

March 24, 2017

Former Ed. Secretary Lambasts Budget, Questions Efficacy of Vouchers (Video)

For an interview originally streamed via Facebook Live, Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza sat down with John King, the former U.S. Secretary of Education, to discuss school choice, President Trump's proposed budget, and more.

March 22, 2017

Betsy DeVos Stresses That She Supports 'Great Public Schools' (Video)

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently spoke at Council of the Great City Schools annual legislative and policy conference in Washington, D.C. Here are some of her remarks.

March 17, 2017

Are Vouchers Hurting or Helping Education? (Video)

Indiana has one of the largest voucher programs in the country, with over 34,000 students receiving tax dollars to pay for private schools. With the Trump administration favoring school choice, many wonder if vouchers help or hurt education.

February 03, 2017

Reporters Answer Key Questions About ESSA (Video)

After a day of ESSA discussion as part of Education Week's "Keys to ESSA Readiness" online event, Lisa Stark, Catherine Gewertz, and Alyson Klein provide key takeaways.

November 28, 2016

Who Is Betsy DeVos, Trump's Education Secretary Pick? (Videos)

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Betsy DeVos to be his education secretary. In these two videos, Education Week's government and politics team delve into her background and record.

September 23, 2016

A Video Discussion of Clinton and Trump's Education Views

What do Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and GOP nominee Donald Trump think about prekindergarten, school choice, and the common core, among other issues? Education Week reporter Andrew Ujifusa discussed their proposals and viewpoints on PBS NewsHour this week.

September 02, 2016

3 Decades Covering Education: A View From the Front Row

Virginia "Ginny" Edwards has had a front row seat. Edwards, who stepped down in July after 28 years as Editor-in-Chief of Education Week, reflects on progress and challenges in K-12 education.




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