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    Smoothing the Entry to Kindergarten

    August 22, 2017

    Photographer Amanda L. Smith and Education Week reporter Christina A. Samuels take a look at a transition program in Eugene, Ore., that helps prospective kindergartners focus on school readiness, social skills and literacy.

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    A Focus on Career and Technical Education

    August 14, 2017

    Photographers Mark Abramson, Andrea Morales and Joe Buglewicz worked with Education Week reporter Catherine Gewertz on a three-part series for Education Week that takes a look at the challenges and opportunities faced by three states across the country and their career-and-technical-education programs.

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    When Schools Close in Rural Communities

    August 7, 2017

    Photographer Karen Pulfer Focht and Education Week reporter Denisa Superville recently visited the rural town of Hughes, Ark., where elementary and secondary schools closed at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

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    School’s Out: A Year-End Scrapbook

    July 5, 2017

    The end of the school year marks a time of celebration and the opening of new chapters in students’ lives. Photo editors at Education Week wanted to take a look at images now that the laptops have closed and summer is in full swing.

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    Transitioning from Island Life to an Inland High School

    April 10, 2017

    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.

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    National School Choice Week Around the Country

    January 27, 2017

    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.

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    Education Week’s Photos of the Year for 2016

    December 23, 2016

    Education Week’s photo staff presents our favorite images from 2016.

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    Kindergartners Write Letters to the President-Elect

    November 14, 2016

    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.

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    Syrian Refugee Students Start Over in U.S.

    November 8, 2016

    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.

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    High School Students Give Voice to Presidential Election

    November 3, 2016

    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.

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