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    A Roundup of Education Videos for 2015

    December 29, 2015

    The end of the year is a great time to look back at the work we’ve done in 2015. Education Week’s multimedia staff sifted through the full array of videos for this YouTube playlist of those that proved most popular.

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    Education Week’s Photos of the Year for 2015

    December 23, 2015

    Education Week’s photo staff presents images that informed, delighted, or disturbed us throughout the past 12 months. These are our favorite photographs of 2015.

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    A Photographer’s View of the ESSA Signing

    December 21, 2015

    Associated Press staff photographer Evan Vucci gives a behind-the-scenes account of his assignment to photograph President Barack Obama signing the Every Student Succeeds Act into law.

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    Schools in Fayette County, W.Va., Contend With Coal Dust, Rotting Roofs

    December 17, 2015

    Doyle Maurer, Education Week’s multimedia intern, describes his experience photographing facilities in Fayette County, West Virginia, for a recent story that detailed the area’s predicament with outdated and decaying school infrastructure. A native of the state, Doyle describes returning to see schools in the area as eye-opening.

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    Transgender Youths Display Resilience Amid Hardship

    November 10, 2015

    Many young transgender people, wrestling with their identities, find themselves shunned by family, friends and co-workers.

    “A lot of people really don’t realize the like immense amount of pain the average trans person goes through just trying to like live their life,” says Eli, a 17-year-old male who was born a girl and lives in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Eli and other young transgender people in South Florida illustrate the hardship this community faces. They also show its resilience. Here are their stories, as told to Associated Press photographer Lynne Sladky.

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    Oil Boom Brings Football Back to North Dakota Town

    September 22, 2015

    Oil boom enables high school football to return to small North Dakota town after a 27-year absence.

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    College Competencies Take Root

    September 14, 2015

    Nick Cote describes his experiences photographing a school on the Navajo Nation in Northern Arizona that integrates cultural experiences with students’ academic studies to build the necessary skills, and motivation to attend college.

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    Enter If You Dare: The Preston School of Industry

    August 11, 2015

    Randall Benton, a staff photographer with The Sacramento Bee newspaper, shares his thoughts on photographing the Preston School of Industry in Ione, California.

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    Story Pirates Theater Troupe Takes Up Common Core in Expanded Repertoire

    July 29, 2015

    Maggie DeBlasis writes about the art of storytelling and the nonprofit performance group Story Pirates.

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    Expired: Looking at Library Books in a New Light

    July 20, 2015

    Photographer Kerry Mansfield shares her thoughts on her “Expired” project, examining library books that have traveled through many hands, and across county lines until they have reached their final resting place at ex-library warehouses.