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.
Federal Video 5 Things To Know About Dr. Miguel Cardona: Biden's Choice for Ed. Secretary
Watch EdWeek politics reporters Andrew Ujifusa and Evie Blad as they discuss 5 key questions about Dr. Miguel Cardona, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Education Secretary.
Student Well-Being Video What Does It Mean To Be Trauma-Informed? A 4-Part Video Explainer
Studies show that children who experience traumatic stress are more likely to struggle in the classroom. But as our understanding of how students are affected by trauma expands, so, too, does our understanding of how to build a school environment to help them.
Social Studies Video Teaching About a Divisive Election—and What Comes Next
Five social studies teachers discuss their experiences teaching about the most crucial and controversial parts of a chaotic election season.
Federal Video Watch: The CDC's New COVID-19 Guidance for Schools, Explained
The CDC released new guidance for schools on how to conduct in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. This video explains more.
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Teaching Profession Audio Sitting on the Roof at Night for Internet: Pandemic Learning in the Navajo Nation
A teacher at a college-prep school for Native American students sees the struggles her students face daily to do their schoolwork from home.
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Denise Jensen, a teacher at the Navajo Preparatory School, stands for a portrait on a dirt road just outside of Farmington, N.M. on Feb. 1, 2021.
Denise Jensen is a teacher at New Mexico's Navajo Preparatory School, a boarding school for Native American students that has been closed for almost a year. She's been teaching her students remotely since March 2020.
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Federal Video Unpacking Cardona's Confirmation Hearing: What We Learned
Education Week reporters Andrew Ujifusa and Evie Blad discuss key topics that arose during Miguel Cardona's confirmation hearing, and what comes next.
College & Workforce Readiness Documentary A Year Interrupted
When COVID-19 closed schools for millions of students, Education Week documented two seniors as they faced an uncertain future.
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Interactive Projects

Special Report How We Go Back to School
To help school leaders navigate complex decisions around reopenings, Education Week explores the options for returning to school this fall.
June 11, 2020
Teaching Profession 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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School & District Management Interactive Map: Where Are Schools Closed?
This national map tracks each state's mandates or recommendations on K-12 school closures and openings related to the coronavirus.
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School & District Management Interactive Data: The Schools Named After Confederate Figures
Since June 2020, Education Week has tracked if & when the over 200 schools named after men with ties to the Confederacy changed their names.
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Photo Essays

Video Projects

Equity & Diversity Video Black Student Voices: Reflecting on Race and Racism in Schools
Education Week spoke with 10 Black high school students from across the country about what they need from their schools to feel safe and supported.
Teaching Profession Video Teaching in the Time of Coronavirus
In this video series, we connect with teachers across the country to gather their insights and experiences as the entire teaching environment has changed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Science Video Try This at Home: Science Experiments for All Ages
Science teacher Jonte Lee offers a series of experiments for students from elementary through high school to try at home, under parental supervision, using supplies they likely already have on hand.
Families & the Community Collection Parent Changemakers: Speaking Up, Taking Action
Parents who start out advocating for their own children can end up having a big impact on an entire school community. Here are some examples of parents who have turned their concerns into action.

Our Visuals Team

Emma Patti Harris
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Creative Director
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Brooke Saias
Video Producer
Francis Sheehan
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