Reviewing the photographs published in Education Week in 2013 reminded us of how often the news and events we report on in K-12 education can affect everyone in the community.
Security in the post-Newtown world, the lasting effects of economic disparity, the impact of the government shutdown, the implementation of the common-core curriculum, and school choice are stories that readers would of course expect Education Week to cover. The fact that more traditional media, and the American public, spent much of the year reporting on, and debating, these issues as well is a clear indicator of how important they are to society at large.
Here are our favorite images from 2013.
A version of this article first appeared in the Full Frame blog.