Multimedia

Photos and videos from classrooms and school communities tell powerful stories of students' challenges and triumphs and the educators who help put them on a path to success.
Student Well-Being Video How Social-Emotional Learning Can Foster Student Growth
An SEL specialist in Chicago is creating a positive relationship between students and teachers, and changing how students see themselves.
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Professional Development Video What is LETRS? How One PD Program is Dominating ‘Science of Reading’ Efforts
A professional development program based on the science of reading has exploded in popularity, but does it work?
Teaching Video Student Engagement Isn't a Given. But There Are Many Ways to Promote It
Getting students in the early grades to think about the role they play in their own engagement can have a big payoff down the road.
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Student Well-Being Video How One Family Uses Play Therapy to Address Trauma
Adoption can be traumatic for adoptees. One family, working with a therapist, utilized play therapy to help their daughters adjust.
Lauren Santucci
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Student Well-Being Video Student Trauma Rates Are Higher Than Ever. How Play Therapy Can Help
One program is teaching students to manage their emotions and build their communication skills at a young age through play therapy.
Lauren Santucci
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Student Well-Being Video 'This City Is Theirs’: How One Chicago Program Is Implementing SEL
Chicago students at the Carole Robertson Center for Learning build SEL skills to help them deepen their relationships with the community.
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Interactive Projects

States Tracker Map: Where Critical Race Theory Is Under Attack
Education Week summarizes where state policymakers are attempting to censor the way teachers talk about racism and gender.
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Education Funding Interactive Look Up How Much COVID Relief Aid Your School District Is Getting
The federal government gave schools more than $190 billion to help them recover from the pandemic. But the money was not distributed evenly.
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Teaching Interactive Reasons for Hope
At the start of a third school year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, students and educators find reasons to be hopeful.
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Teaching Profession Tracker Educators We’ve Lost to the Coronavirus
In this memorial, we remember some of the dedicated educators lost to their communities and to the field.
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Video Projects

Equity & Diversity Collection A New Generation of Native Educators
Few Native American students have a teacher who looks like them. This program, and these educators, are working to change that.
Leilani Sabzalian is co-director of the Sapsik’ʷałá Teacher Education Program at the University of Oregon.
Leilani Sabzalian is co-director of the Sapsik’ʷałá Teacher Education Program at the University of Oregon.
Kaylee Domzalski/Education Week
College & Workforce Readiness Video Resilience, Faith, and Support: How Twin Brothers Forged Diverging Paths to College
Twin brothers from rural Arkansas reflect on their path to college in the midst of the pandemic.
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Twin brothers John and Jonathan Easter walk together in their hometown of Bradley, Ark. a few weeks before they are going to begin college on July 30, 2021.
Twin brothers John and Jonathan Easter walk together in their hometown of Bradley, Ark. a few weeks before they are going to begin college on July 30, 2021.
April Kirby/For Education Week
Equity & Diversity Series Voices From the Field: Conversations With Male Educators of Color
Male educators of color discuss how they got into the field, the challenges they’ve seen, and what can be done to help students who look like them.
Families gather at Sunnyside Elementary School for a "Children-Center March for Black Lives" for the 83rd straight night in Portland, Oregon on Aug. 18, 2020.
Families gather at Sunnyside Elementary School for a "Children-Center March for Black Lives" for the 83rd straight night in Portland, Oregon on Aug. 18, 2020.
Justin Katigbak/SIPA USA via AP
Equity & Diversity Video These Schools Served Black Students During Segregation. There's a Fight to Preserve Them
A look at how Black people managed to grow a solid middle class without access to so many of America’s public schools.
According to The Campaign to Create a Julius Rosenwald & Rosenwald Schools National Historical Park, the two-teacher school was developed between 1926-1927 and has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 2009. The building is now owned by Cain’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, which sits adjacent to it.
The Russell School (also known as Cain’s School), a Rosenwald school in Durham, N.C., pictured on Feb. 17, 2021.
Jaclyn Borowski/Education Week

Photo Essays

  • Vaccine recipients meet with shot givers at the Anchorage School District headquarters. The Anchorage School District headquarters hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 3, 2021.
    Vaccine recipients meet with shot givers at the Anchorage School District headquarters. The Anchorage School District headquarters hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 3, 2021.
    Marc Lester/for Education Week
    Families & the Community Photos PHOTOS: Schools as COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
    Education Week Photo Staff, February 26, 2021
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    On Sept. 24, 2020, distance learners are seen on a laptop held by teacher Kristen Giuliano who assists student Jane Wood, 11, in a seventh-grade social studies class at Dodd Middle School in Cheshire, Conn. Many schools around the state have closed temporarily during the school year because of students or staff testing positive for COVID-19. Within the first week of November 2020, nearly 700 students and more than 300 school staff around Connecticut tested positive, according to the state Department of Public Health.
    Teacher Kristen Giuliano assists Jane Wood, 11, during a 7th grade social studies class in September at Dodd Middle School in Cheshire, Conn., while other students join the class remotely from home.
    Dave Zajac/Record-Journal via AP
    Teaching Profession Photos What Education Looked Like in 2020
    Jaclyn Borowski , December 31, 2020
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    Chicago Teachers Union members and hundreds of supporters rally in Federal Plaza in the Loop to call for the Chicago Board of Education to vote to end a $33 million contract between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Police Department on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
    Chicago Teachers Union members and hundreds of supporters rally in Federal Plaza in the Loop to call for the Chicago Board of Education to vote to end a $33 million contract between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Police Department on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
    Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP
    Equity & Diversity Photos Educators Rally for Police-Free Schools
    Bridget Fetsko, June 26, 2020
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    Camp counselor Savon Edwards, 18, and James Johnson, 7, work on their hula hoop skills at the Barnett Recreation Center. Columbus Parks and Recreation has started modified summer camps that adhere to coronavirus protocols.
    Camp counselor Savon Edwards, 18, and James Johnson, 7, work on their hula hoop skills at the Barnett Recreation Center. Columbus Parks and Recreation has started modified summer camps that adhere to coronavirus protocols.
    Eric Albrecht/Dispatch via TNS
    Student Well-Being Photos How Camps Are Approaching This Summer's Uncertainty
    Bridget Fetsko, June 25, 2020
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    High school senior Diego Garcia speaks with attendees during a rally against the Chicago Police Department’s presence in Chicago Public Schools.
    High school senior Diego Garcia speaks with attendees during a rally against the Chicago Police Department’s presence in Chicago Public Schools.
    Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via TNS
    Equity & Diversity Photos The Role of K-12 Students in Protests Against Racism and Police Brutality
    Bridget Fetsko, June 17, 2020
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