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    In a Grieving Texas Town, a Class Reunion Becomes Something More – Photo Gallery

    July 16, 2018

    Alumni from Santa Fe High School in Texas come together for a class reunion and fundraiser for victims of last May’s school shooting.

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    Mortar Board Hopes, Dreams and Humor — Photo Gallery

    June 13, 2018

    As the 2017-18 school year comes to a close, high school graduates around the country expressed a variety of views and feelings through their mortar board art. Photo editors at Education Week took to the Associated Press and Instagram to showcase some of these creative caps.

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    Quality Counts: A Look at Schools in Wyoming and Vermont – Photo Gallery

    June 6, 2018

    As part of the Quality Counts 2018: Finance package, Education Week visited two very different schools: a high school in Shoshoni, Wyo., that has tech capabilities in every room in a state that has put a big premium on classroom connectivity; and a K-12 school in a rural corner of Vermont that has an enrollment of just 75 students and doubles as the site for the town offices and library.

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    Faces of the National Spelling Bee – Photo Gallery

    June 1, 2018

    The end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn’t the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career seemed to be building toward triumph, sat next to a newcomer whom she had already beaten this year — at the county level. Associated Press photographers Cliff Owen and Jacquelyn Martin documented the drama of the 3-day event.

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    Using Job Data to Guide Student Career Choices – Photo Gallery

    April 25, 2018

    iLEAD Academy opened three years ago to help prepare Northern Kentucky students for careers in high-paying, high-demand fields. It uses a wonky weapon – labor-market data – to design course offerings that won’t leave students in dead-end jobs, and to give them solid advice that’s grounded in the needs of regional employers.

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    Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence – Photo Gallery

    April 20, 2018

    Students nationwide walked out of their classes on Friday, April 20, for the second mass school walkout since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Students marched to demand action on gun violence and school safety on the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that claimed the lives of 12 students and one teacher.

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    Learning in a Corrections Facility: A Day at Wyoming Girls School – Photo Essay

    March 6, 2018

    A stay in a corrections facility­—often hours away from home, school, and everything that is familiar—is a shock to the system for any student. Juvenile facilities like the Wyoming Girls School are exploring ways to reengage students both academically and emotionally, and help them think of themselves as students again.

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    A Look at Recruiting and Keeping Good Teachers

    January 24, 2018

    Photographers on assignment for Education Week visited school districts around the country where different strategies for retaining and recruiting teacher are being utilized.

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    Inside Classrooms in Three States: Quality Counts 2018

    January 18, 2018

    Photographers on assignment for Education Week visited schools in three states as part of the reporting for the 22nd edition of Quality Counts 2018: Report and Rankings, which focuses on state-by state assessment of public education. The report aims to illuminate what the high-performing states did well, how low-performers are approaching improvement, and lessons for boosting the quality of k-12 education overall. The nation received a grade of C overall with a score of 74.5, about the same as last year, when it posted a 74.2, also a C grade.

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    Education Week’s Photos of the Year for 2017

    December 19, 2017

    Education Week‘s favorite photographs from 2017, captured by staff and a nationwide network of freelance, wire service and newspaper photojournalists, document news events, policy developments, and people in pre-K-12 education in the United States.

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