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August 10, 2017

A Cooking Lesson: How a Group of Chefs Is Educating and Inspiring Teens (Video)

A group of trained chefs in Omaha, Neb., are showing young people from low-income neighborhoods how to navigate through the kitchen and learn how to make healthy meals on a budget.

April 11, 2017

Are American Schools Too Easy? (Video)

A new survey by the Brookings Institution asked foreign exchange students to assess the academic rigor of their U.S. schools. What were the results?

March 13, 2017

Homeless Students Describe Their Experiences (Video)

Over 1 million students in the U.S. are homeless, and that instability means they are more likely to drop out of school. In this video, Kansas City, Kan. high school students Grace Wright and Malik Ali Cushon talk about their experiences being homeless, and what their school has done to help.

February 23, 2017

Transgender-Student Protections: How They've Changed and What It Means (Videos)

The U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have withdrawn federal guidelines that required schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity.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

How Can Schools Help Fight Student Homelessness? (Video)

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 24, 2017

Alexis' Story: Daughter of Drug-Addicted Parents Turns Her Life Around (Video)

Alexis Estep and her siblings had a tough childhood. Born to a mother who abused drugs, they were often left home alone to fend for themselves. Watch as she describes the effect of her parents' drug addictions on her life, and how she has persevered.

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