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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
Boston-based photographer Gretchen Ertl documented how the Burlington, Mass., school district was preparing for field-testing by offering teachers a chance to look at a sample PARCC test on devices such as tablets and laptops.