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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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    Thanksgiving Tribe Teaches Language Lost to Colonization

    November 22, 2017

    The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time. Children are being taught exclusively in Wopanaotooaok, a language that had not been spoken for at least a century until the tribe started an effort to reclaim it more than two decades ago.

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    A Photographer’s View of Ron Brown College Prep

    November 14, 2017

    Photographer Jared Soares discusses his experiences, and shares his favorite images from documenting faculty and students at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in Washington, D.C. The photographs were part of a joint audio reporting project by Education Week and National Public Radio that tracked the first year at the school.

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    Raising Kings: Ron Brown College Prep Teachers Give Voice to Expectations

    October 27, 2017

    From the early stages of recruiting students and training teachers, to the final bell of the school year, Education Week‘s Kavitha Cardoza and NPR’s Cory Turner followed teachers, students, and parents as they documented the first year of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in the District of Columbia. The school is designed specifically to meet the needs of […]

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    Raising Kings: Inside a School Designed to Meet the Needs of Young Men of Color

    October 20, 2017

    From the early stages of recruiting students and training teachers, to the final bell of the school year, Education Week’s Kavitha Cardoza and NPR’s Cory Turner followed teachers, students, and parents as they documented the first year of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in the District of Columbia. The school is designed specifically to meet the needs of its young male students students of color – who are called “kings.” And for many of the young men, their needs are profound. Listen to an audio slideshow with excerpts from Part 1.

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    Puerto Rico’s Schools, Communities Fight to Recover From Storm Devastation

    October 10, 2017

    Less than a month ago, Hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed the island of Puerto Rico, swamping towns and displacing residents from their homes. Schools are still closed to students, but are now used as shelters for displaced families. Education Week photographer Swikar Patel and reporter Andrew Ujifusa recently visited Puerto Rico to document the island’s efforts to reopen their schools.

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    Scenes From Betsy DeVos’ ‘Rethinking School’ Tour

    September 18, 2017

    U.S. Secretary of Betsy DeVos’ tour to “Rethink Education” by shining a spotlight on promising, outside-the-box educational approaches took her to Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Indiana, where she was interviewed by Education Week, and attended a Friday night high school football game.

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