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    Kindergartners Write Letters to the President-Elect

    November 14, 2016

    Three teachers at the Co-Op School, a private school in Brooklyn, N.Y., had each of their students write letters to the new president-elect, Donald Trump. Teacher Dahna Bozarth wrote about the exercise for Education Week. Photos by Bozarth, and her teacher colleagues, Allison Woodin and Emily Silver.

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    Syrian Refugee Students Start Over in U.S.

    November 8, 2016

    According to the U.S. State Department, nearly 60 percent of the more than 11,000 Syrian arrivals over the past year were children. Many of those children are enrolling in public schools around the country, including El Cajon, Calif., which received 76 new Syrian students the first week of school.

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    High School Students Give Voice to Presidential Election

    November 3, 2016

    Amy Powell, a high school photography teacher in Ohio, asked her students how they felt about the presidential election during a time when they are not yet old enough to vote.

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    A New Sandy Hook Elementary School Opens

    August 1, 2016

    Education Week reporter Evie Blad and Associated Press photographer Mark Lennihan preview the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The school replaces the one torn down after the 2012 shooting that left 26 people dead.

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    Focus on the Democratic National Convention

    July 26, 2016

    A member of the Education Week team covering this week’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, multimedia producer Deanna Del Ciello offers her unique view of the event. This gallery will be updated throughout the convention proceedings.

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    Focus on the Republican National Convention

    July 20, 2016

    A member of the Education Week team that is chronicling the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Associate Director of Photography Swikar Patel offers his unique view of the event.

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    Nurturing Success at a Los Angeles Charter School

    June 28, 2016

    Photographer Patrick Fallon writes about his experiences photographing a charter school in Los Angeles, and how it contrasts with the high school he attended.

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    Portraits of an Urban School Turnaround

    June 3, 2016

    Photographer Melissa Lyttle documents an academic turnaround at Boca Ciega High School in St. Petersburg, Fla. “A friend who works at the school board in St. Petersburg, Fla., told me about an amazing turnaround at Boca Ciega High School (aka Bogie) in South St. Petersburg. This is a historically black, economically disadvantaged part of town, mired by segregation, […]

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    A Photographer’s View of Chicago Schools’ Fiscal Crisis

    May 17, 2016

    Photographer Alyssa Schukar shares her favorite images and her experiences working on a recent story about the Chicago schools’ funding crisis for Education Week.

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    The Young Victims of Chernobyl

    April 28, 2016

    Thirty years after the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, children in surrounding villages of the Ukraine suffer from radiation illnesses and eat food tainted by the world’s worst nuclear accident.

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