Connor Maxcy has lived on an island his entire life, where he attended a one-room schoolhouse in Maine. Last June he graduated from the 8th grade and transitioned to inland Maine to attend high school. See images and a video telling his story.
This past week there have been approximately 20,000 demonstrations across the country in honor of National School Choice Week. The purpose of the week, according to the National School Choice Week website, is to raise public awareness of choice education options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photographer Patrick Fallon writes about his experiences photographing a charter school in Los Angeles, and how it contrasts with the high school he attended.