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January 31, 2019

How Well Are Schools Supporting Military Children With Special Needs? (Video)

Any parent whose child has special needs can find navigating a school system challenging. But that stress is compounded for military families, who move repeatedly among schools that may offer different services.

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.

August 30, 2018

The Four-Day School Week Debate (Video)

Education Week Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza visited the Cobre Consolidated School District in New Mexico, which made the change to a shortened school week just before the state declared a moratorium on the practice.

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 08, 2018

Getting Children Ready for Kindergarten: 6 Tips (Video)

What should children know before they start kindergarten? Their ABCs? How to spell their name? How to share crayons? A teacher in Portland, Ore., shares a few tips for parents.

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.

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.

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.

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