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    Catching Up With ESEA’s Early Advocates

    April 1, 2015

    Fifty years ago this month, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Elementary and Secondary Education Act into law. Education Week catches up with three figures who played key early roles in implementing this historical legislation.

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    Telling the Story of a Superintendent and Her School District

    March 4, 2015

    Swikar Patel reflects on the impact a recent Education Week story had on the superintendent he and colleague Deanna Del Ciello covered.

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    A Photo Assignment Turns Personal

    January 29, 2015

    For photographer Ramin Rahimian, a recent assignment to document a reading program for infants echoed his own personal mission as a parent to a 2-year-old.

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    Pittsburgh Teams Up on Tech-Infused Education

    January 20, 2015

    From hands-on circuitry projects for kindergartners to “maker spaces” inside local museums, Pittsburgh has quietly emerged as a national model for supporting fresh approaches to technology-infused education, especially for young children.

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    Education Week’s Photos of 2014

    December 22, 2014

    Our annual “Photos of the Year” package recaps some of our favorite visual storytelling from the talented staff and freelance photographers who worked for Education Week in 2014. Included are photos that are not only linked to some of our biggest stories in K-12 from the past year — such as Common Core State Standards, immigration, the E-rate, and STEM education — but also represent some wonderful visual moments that caused us to stop, take notice, and occasionally, smile.

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    Then and Now — Immigration Order Brings Ala. Family Hope for Education, Future

    December 18, 2014

    Education Week Takes You Back to the People and Places That Have Shaped Our Stories

    This is the first installment of an occasional series in which the Education Week staff revisits a story from the archives to bring you updates on the schools, educators, students, and issues that were featured.

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    A Home for Learning

    December 10, 2014

    For Education Week’s story this week on a housing partnership at McCarver Elementary School in the Tacoma, Wash., photographer Ian C. Bates spent time with a formerly homeless family that has now found stability and hope in a home and academic supports for its school-age children.

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    A Collective Experience in K-12

    November 21, 2014

    Retired educator Richard Lodish’s collection of K-12 artifacts and memorabilia has been deemed so important and historically complete that some of it’s contents are headed to the Smithsonian.

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    Cause Beautiful: Empowering Youth to Cause Change

    September 25, 2014

    Cause Beautiful’ s first project is a student arts initiative called the W.H.Y. Project, which stands for ‘We Hear You.’ Prompted with the question, “If you could tell the world anything, what would you say?”

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    Back To School

    August 29, 2014

    Students headed back to school with new sneakers and hair cuts and we’re sharing our favorite photographs from the Associated Press and contributing photographers across the United States.

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