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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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    A Wet Route to School

    August 16, 2014

    It’s a watery journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to cross the Heran River. The trek, about 50 feet through shoulder-deep waters and then a three-mile walk, is the only practical route to their high school.

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    The Lunch Bus: Bringing Summer Meals to Hungry Students

    August 8, 2014

    Florida-based photojournalist Melissa Lyttle talks about her time spent with staff members at Hudson Elementary School documenting their mobile summer feeding program serving Hudson, Fla. The bus they use to reach local children makes 3 stops and feeds about 125 hungry kids each day.

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    A Year in Instagram #TBT

    July 31, 2014

    With our Instagram account just turning one-year young next month we decided to take a look back through our feed and showcase some of our favorite squares that we pushed out from this past school year.

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    Chicago Students Journey Through the Dominican Republic

    July 25, 2014

    Chicago freelance photographer Alyssa Schukar talks about her experience accompanying students from the Village Leadership Academy in Chicago on a trip to visit the Dominican Republic. The students spent their school year learning about the country’s history and culture.

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    Documenting the Immigrant-Children Influx

    June 27, 2014

    Associated Press photographer Eric Gay gives Education Week a behind-the-scenes look at his recent assignment photographing immigrant children being held at a U.S. Customs and Border processing center in Texas. Gay’s photos were used in a recent Education Week story on the ways schools are preparing for an unprecedented increase in the flow of Central [...]

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    Classes of 2014

    June 18, 2014

    High school graduation is a big milestone in a student’s academic career and a culmination of his or her hard work and persistence. It’s certainly a time of uncertainty as graduates step off of the edge of familiarity and begin the transition into adulthood.

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    Students Making Connections Through Art

    June 3, 2014

    Emile Wamsteker, a West Orange, N.J.-based photographer, spent a day at PS4Q @ Skillman, a school for students with severe cognitive and behavioral disabilities in New York City’s special education district. Below, he describes the experience of watching students work on both social and academic skills through music and movement–and how this changed his own perceptions.

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    School Lunches Around the World

    May 14, 2014

    Associated Press photographers captured the lunch fare for students in several countries earlier this month, showing a range of foods, customs, and nutritional standards.

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