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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.
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Teaching Profession Photos What Education Looked Like in 2020
A visual recap of K-12 education in 2020 across the United States.
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
Parents, students and teachers from across the country are protesting the presence of police in 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.
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Student Well-Being Photos How Camps Are Approaching This Summer's Uncertainty
For kids attending summer camp, this year will look different as camps determine whether and how to reopen safely.
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.
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Equity & Diversity Photos The Role of K-12 Students in Protests Against Racism and Police Brutality
As protests against police violence have continued, students have joined in speaking out against racial injustice.
Bridget Fetsko, June 17, 2020
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Student Well-Being Photos A School Play in a COVID World
The Taipei American School’s performance of The Little Mermaid went on, despite coronavirus restrictions.
Jaclyn Borowski , June 10, 2020
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On Monday, May 12, 2020, Central High School graduates gesture during the first of five live graduation ceremonies at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Ala. Over 80 graduates walked Monday night and another 400 graduates will be getting their diplomas over the next four days during similar ceremonies.
On Monday, May 12, 2020, Central High School graduates gesture during the first of five live graduation ceremonies at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Ala. Over 80 graduates walked Monday night and another 400 graduates will be getting their diplomas over the next four days during similar ceremonies.
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College & Workforce Readiness Photos Parades, Toilet Paper Diplomas and Lawn Signs: Images of Graduation for the Class of 2020
Graduation looks different this year. Here’s a look at how some schools across the United States have celebrated.
Jaclyn Borowski , May 15, 2020
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Education Funding Photos An EdWeek Cover, Our Illustrator’s Process
Taylor Callery explains his process and how he came to the illustration that ultimately landed on our front page.
Jaclyn Borowski , May 13, 2020
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School children play football at their school sports facilities in Minsk, Belarus, Monday, April 20, 2020. Schools reopened Monday in Belarus following an extended spring break, but authorities allowed parents to keep their children at home even though the country specifically steered clear of closures and restrictions on public movement during the coronavirus pandemic.
School children play football at their school sports facilities in Minsk, Belarus, Monday, April 20, 2020. Schools reopened Monday in Belarus following an extended spring break, but authorities allowed parents to keep their children at home even though the country specifically steered clear of closures and restrictions on public movement during the coronavirus pandemic.
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International Photos What School Reopening Looks Like Around the World
Here’s a look at how countries around the world have addressed the challenges of opening schools during COVID-19.
Jaclyn Borowski , May 7, 2020
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Crossing from Talbot into Dorchester County, over the Choptank River, on April 28, 2020.
Crossing from Talbot into Dorchester County, over the Choptank River, on April 28, 2020.
Jaclyn Borowski
Teaching & Learning Photos Struggling to Stay Connected on Maryland’s Eastern Shore as Teaching Moves Online
As teachers grapple with remote learning, a teacher on Maryland’s Eastern Shore faces the added challenge of a lack of home internet access.
Jaclyn Borowski , April 30, 2020
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Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, right, speaks to students during the April 15 reopening of Lykkebo School in Copenhagen.
Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, right, speaks to students during the April 15 reopening of Lykkebo School in Copenhagen.
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International Photos In Denmark, Students Go Back to School, 6 Feet Apart
Denmark was the first European country to allow daycare and primary schools to open since the COVID-19 lockdown.
Emma Patti Harris, April 20, 2020
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Maddie Judge, a 2nd grader in Baltimore, Md., has built her own schedule and is now working on a remote learning platform.
Maddie Judge, a 2nd grader in Baltimore, Md., has built her own schedule and is now working on a remote learning platform.
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Teaching & Learning Photos What Remote Learning Looks Like During the Coronavirus Crisis
We asked parents, students, and educators to share what their home learning environments look like during the coronavirus pandemic.
Emma Patti Harris, March 23, 2020
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The Scottsbluff section had signs in the seats for their game against Omaha Roncalli during a Class B game of the Nebraska state boys high school basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on March 13, 2020. Crowds were limited to staff and immediate family only due to fears about the coronavirus.
The Scottsbluff section had signs in the seats for their game against Omaha Roncalli during a Class B game of the Nebraska state boys high school basketball tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on March 13, 2020. Crowds were limited to staff and immediate family only due to fears about the coronavirus.
Chris Machian/ Omaha World-Herald via AP
School & District Management Photos Out for Weeks: Schools and Students Amid Coronavirus
An unprecedented number of schools have shut down in the midst of fears surrounding the novel coronavirus.
Emma Patti Harris, March 16, 2020
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Thousands of teachers rallied through downtown Los Angeles to demand higher pay, more support staff, and smaller classes.
Thousands of teachers rallied through downtown Los Angeles to demand higher pay, more support staff, and smaller classes.
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Teaching Profession Photos What It Felt Like to Be at the Los Angeles Teacher Strike: A Reporter’s Perspective
Teachers rallied through downtown Los Angeles to demand higher pay, more support staff, and smaller classes.
Education Week Photo Staff, January 23, 2019
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Students walk through a dark hallway during a class change in January at Jaime Coira School in Ciales, Puerto Rico. Months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, the school still had no power and only one generator.
Students walk through a dark hallway during a class change in January at Jaime Coira School in Ciales, Puerto Rico. Months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, the school still had no power and only one generator.
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School & District Management Photos Education Week’s Photos of the Year for 2018
Parkland. Santa Fe. Teacher walkouts and teacher strikes. 2018 was a year of unspeakable tragedy and passionate political action.
Education Week Photo Staff, December 6, 2018
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