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    Students Become ‘Citizen Scientists’ to Conduct Research on Bugs

    July 9, 2019

    Citizen science is a method of involving students and community members in scientific research and exploration using the same parameters as professional scientists. During the Huron River Watershed Council’s annual “Insect Identification Day” in Ann Arbor, Mich., students and volunteers identified insects to add to the group’s ecological survey. Such projects are part of a new wave of […]

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    A Look at Graduation in America

    June 17, 2019

    A look at graduation across America.

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    One Student’s Day at an Elite Public High School

    May 7, 2019

    Chicago’s selective enrollment high schools come closer to reflecting the diversity of the community than elite, admissions-based high schools in other big cities. We followed one student through her day at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, one of Chicago’s most sought-after campuses.

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    What Does Digital Literacy Look Like in North Dakota?

    April 3, 2019

    Schools are doing more to incorporate technology and cyber security into their teacher training and student curriculum.

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    Teacher Keeps Up Long Tradition of Hatching Chicks With Kindergartners

    March 21, 2019

      By Meg Oliphant When I think of the Los Angeles Unified School District, I don’t generally picture hands-on learning with animals and gardens. So when I found out that a local teacher, Cynthia Christopher, was looking for chicken egg donations to hatch for her kindergarten class, I wanted to know all about this project. […]

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    Students Across the World Demand Climate Action

    March 18, 2019

    By Kaitlyn Dolan On Friday, March 15, youth across the world gathered to call attention to climate change and demand action from their respective governments.

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    Thousands of Teachers March on Maryland’s Capital

    March 12, 2019

    Photos By Kaitlyn Dolan for Education Week  On Monday, thousands of educators and advocates, clad in red, gathered in Annapolis, Md., to raise concerns about equity, counseling, teacher pay, school funding, among other issues. This protest is the first large-scale effort by Maryland teachers in a year of nationwide teacher activism. Read more from Madeline Will […]

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    Teachers Show off their #BlackHistoryBookShelf “Shelfies”

    March 4, 2019

    For Black History Month, we called on teachers and librarians to send in pictures of the books and resources they used to celebrate the month. Educators flooded the #BlackHistoryBookshelf hashtag with impressive snaps of their bookshelves and school library displays. Here are some of our favorite “shelfies” shared by readers.        

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    What It Felt Like to Be at the Los Angeles Teacher Strike: A Reporter’s Perspective

    January 23, 2019

    A look inside what it felt like to be at a school and at a rally during the Los Angeles teacher strike.

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    Education Week’s Photos of the Year for 2018 — Photo Gallery

    December 6, 2018

    Photos of the Year for 2018, as selected by Education Week’s photo editors

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