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.
Teaching & Learning Video A Widowed Mother’s Advice for Teachers
A mother who helped her son through the loss of her husband and daughter offers advice to teachers working with students who are grieving.
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Teaching & Learning Video Addressing Students’ Grief and Anxiety
After six of her students lost parents over the summer, a school counselor offers advice for educators trying to meet the needs of students.
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Teaching & Learning Video How to Become Trauma-Informed
A school counselor discusses how her school has helped teachers with their own mental health, and empowered them to help their students too.
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Teaching Profession Video An Asian American Educator Explains Why Teacher Diversity Benefits All Students
An Asian American teacher talks about how important it is for all students to have teachers of color and from other diverse backgrounds.
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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Student Well-Being Video Supporting Grieving Students: Advice From Parents and Counselors (Videos)
Parents and counselors offer advice for educators helping students through the grief and losses of the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 min read

Interactive Projects

States Interactive Map: Where Critical Race Theory Is Under Attack
This national map tracks where state policymakers are attempting to limit how teachers can discuss racism and sexism in the classroom.
2 min read
School Climate & Safety Interactive Which Districts Have Cut School Policing Programs?
Which districts have taken steps to reduce their school policing programs or eliminate SRO positions? And what do those districts' demographics look like? Find out with Education Week's new interactive database.
A police officer walks down a hall inside a school
Collage by Vanessa Solis/Education Week (images: Michael Blann/Digital/Vision; Kristen Prahl/iStock/Getty Images Plus )
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.
1 min read
States Interactive Who's Really Driving Critical Race Theory Legislation? An Investigation
Education Week reporting documents a complex web of individuals and conservative organizations supporting this far-reaching legislation.
15 min read
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Collage by Laura Baker/Education Week (Images: DigitalVision Vectors and iStock/Getty)

More Multimedia

Video Projects

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
Student Well-Being Video The Awkward, Exciting, and Uncertain Transitions to Middle School, High School, and College
Students in 5th, 8th, and 12th grades anticipate their transition from pandemic schooling to a new level of education in the fall.
Jaclyn Borowski , Eric Harkleroad & Brooke Saias
1 min read
Families & the Community Video Meet the Parent Activists of the Pandemic
Four stories of parents who organized others to get children the education and resources they need, despite institutional headwinds.
1 min read
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.

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
    1 min read
    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
    1 min read
    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
    1 min read
    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
    1 min read
    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
    1 min read

Our Visuals Team

Emma Patti Harris
Deputy Managing Editor, Visual and Immersive Experiences
Laura Baker
Creative Director
Jaclyn Borowski
Visuals Editor
Gina Tomko
Art Director
Kaylee Domzalski
Video Producer
Brooke Saias
Video Producer
Francis Sheehan
Designer
Vanessa Solis
Associate Design Director
Liz Yap
Designer