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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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    A Lens on PARCC Field-Testing

    May 8, 2014

    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.

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    Capturing a Student Peer Group Connection Retreat

    May 2, 2014

    Baltimore-based photographer Matt Roth shares his experience bonding with students during an assignment to photograph a Peer Group Connection retreat at Camp Letts in Edgewater, Md.

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    Testing the Tests for Students With Cognitive Disabilities

    April 22, 2014

    Kansas City-based photographer Steve Hebert describes the need to be flexible on a delicate assignment for Education Week photographing a story on field-testing of assessments aligned with the Common Core State Standards in a special education class in Buhler, Kan.

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    7 Minutes and 35 Seconds With Salman Khan

    April 4, 2014

    San Francisco-based photographer Ramin Rahimian recently caught up with Salman “Sal” Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, an online education platform and nonprofit organization. He had just a few minutes to photograph the busy entrepreneur for this Education Week news story.

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    War on Poverty: Education Provides Hope to Public Housing Residents

    March 26, 2014

    A video and photo gallery from the second installment of our War on Poverty series, which explores public housing programs that have developed since the creation of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and it’s impact on education. Reporting by Evie Blad, Video by Megan Garner and Swikar Patel, and Photos by Swikar Patel

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    See Me After School

    March 11, 2014

    Aliza Eliazarov shares her portrait series “See Me After School,” first published in The New York Times, where she photographed New York City educators in the quiet moments after the last bell had rung. As a former teacher, Eliazarov possessed a special insight into the “poignant time in a teacher’s day” when “exhaustion and relief, concern and contentment” all marry as the school day comes to a close.

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