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    Faces of the National Spelling Bee – Photo Gallery

    June 1, 2018

    The end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn’t the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career seemed to be building toward triumph, sat next to a newcomer whom she had already beaten this year — at the county level. Associated Press photographers Cliff Owen and Jacquelyn Martin documented the drama of the 3-day event.

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    Using Job Data to Guide Student Career Choices – Photo Gallery

    April 25, 2018

    iLEAD Academy opened three years ago to help prepare Northern Kentucky students for careers in high-paying, high-demand fields. It uses a wonky weapon – labor-market data – to design course offerings that won’t leave students in dead-end jobs, and to give them solid advice that’s grounded in the needs of regional employers.

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    Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence – Photo Gallery

    April 20, 2018

    Students nationwide walked out of their classes on Friday, April 20, for the second mass school walkout since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Students marched to demand action on gun violence and school safety on the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that claimed the lives of 12 students and one teacher.

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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 […]