In today's world, where fabricated news stories are often presented as legitimate, media literacy is more important than ever. In Washington state, media literacy advocates and legislators are working together to create curriculum to create digitally literate citizens.
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Most school buses do not have seat belts — a safety concern for children nationwide. However, a number of states are considering legislation to change that.
May 04, 2017
Most undocumented students in the U.S. are protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. But immigration arrests are now up by 33 percent nationwide, and many DACA recipients are uncertain about their future.
April 20, 2017
Students in the veterinary science program at Monument Valley High School, located in Navajo Nation in northeast Arizona, get hands-on instruction that prepares them for college and careers.
April 06, 2017
To help prevent students with disabilities from being abused at school, Texas now requires cameras in special education classrooms upon request. But is this the best solution?
March 17, 2017
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.
March 10, 2017
Military families enjoy some of the best—and most inexpensive— child care in the country. Why is this? Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza reports from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
February 23, 2017
The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have withdrawn federal guidelines that required schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. What does this mean for districts and students?
February 16, 2017
Education Week correspondent Lisa Stark reports from one of the poorest districts in Kansas, which employs a unique program to help homeless students and their families.
January 25, 2017
In St. Paul, Minn., the school district has revamped its school policing program to focus less on enforcement and more on student relationships.