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May 18, 2018

Chicago Students Get a Powerful History Lesson From Activists in Birmingham, Ala. (Video)

Elementary school students from a Chicago charter school journeyed more than 600 miles for a lesson on how children and teenagers changed the course of history in Birmingham--from the people who were there.

May 16, 2018

How the 'Little Rock Nine' Are Inspiring Student Activism Today (Video)

Zia Tollette, a student at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., says the history of her school and the Little Rock Nine are strong reminders why it is so important to be engaged in politics.

May 04, 2018

Canadian Teachers Share 9 Ways They Support English-Learners

Canadian teachers use a variety of methods to teach ELL and refugee children to read and write in English, with remarkable success.

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

Two Demonstrators Find Common Ground at the 'March for Our Lives'

The Washington demonstration brought two women together briefly: one a student from New Jersey, the other a nurse from Maryland. One white, one black. See how and why they connected.

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 23, 2018

Chicago Students Add Their Voices to Protests Against Gun Violence (Videos)

Chicago students are allying with Parkland's student activists to amplify their calls for gun reform. Hear Chicago students describe, in their own words, how they deal with the daily threat of gun violence.

February 09, 2018

Student Profiled in 'Schools and the Future of Work' Featured on CBS News

14-year-old Emma Yang spoke to reporters about an app she developed to help Alzheimer's patients recognize their loved ones.

November 21, 2017

What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching? (Video)

Travis Bouldin, a world history teacher at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington, D.C., shares his perspective on how a culturally inclusive approach to teaching can help students overcome societal hurdles.

August 28, 2017

Talking to Students About Racism and Hate: Advice for Teachers

After the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., teachers came together to share resources on how to best discuss racism and hatred in the classroom.

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