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 This School Uses Architecture and Design to Improve Mental Health
John Lewis Elementary School in Washington, D.C., was designed with mental health in mind. It’s become a model for the district.
Social Studies Video Updating Social Studies Expectations in the ‘Critical Race Theory’ Era
Always a focal point for controversy, updating what students should know in history class became especially charged in late 2021 and 2022.
Student Well-Being Video This School Is a Model for Wellness and Student Learning. See Why
The first high school to be WELL Certified at the gold level hopes to serve as inspiration to others.
English-Language Learners Video Witnessing Change in a 'Little Town for Latinos’: An English Learner’s Journey
Born in Russellville, Ala., to immigrant parents from El Salvador, Brian Santos reflects on his journey as an EL student.
Teaching Video Teachers, Try This: Build a Lesson Plan Using ChatGPT
One educator explains how teachers can use ChatGPT to create lesson plans, and offers insight and advice on the process and its pitfalls.
Student Well-Being Video How Districts Can Improve Mental Health Through Building Design
The WELL Building Institute offers ideas for improving student and teacher mental health, including low-cost options like reducing clutter.
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.
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.
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.
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.