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Regular reporting around a single education topic, from the journalists at Education Week
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Reading & Literacy Series Getting Reading Right
We interrogate the cognitive science behind how young students gain foundational reading skills and explore challenges in teaching kids to read.
October 2, 2019
Student Well-Being Series Building a Trauma-Sensitive School
Trauma-informed schools are spreading across the country, driven by disasters, federal laws and discipline mandates, and research pointing to the academic and emotional toll of stress. What does it mean to be a trauma-sensitive school?
August 20, 2019
Teaching Series Differentiated Instruction
In this series of videos, veteran teachers Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski explain what it means to differentiate instruction, provide tips for doing so with English-language learners, and detail the questions they ask themselves when planning a lesson for students of all levels.
February 6, 2019
School Choice & Charters Series Home Schooling in America
Nearly 2 million students are home schooled in the United States, according to federal data. In this Education Week video series, meet four families who talk about how they home school and why.
January 14, 2019
Equity & Diversity Series Raising Kings: A Year of Love and Struggle at Ron Brown College Prep
EdWeek and NPR explore the trials and triumphs of Washington, D.C.'s new public high school for young black men, Ron Brown College Prep.
October 16, 2017
College & Workforce Readiness Series Career and Technical Education at a Crossroads
This three-part series takes on key challenges facing career-and-technical education programs as they attract a new wave of support.
May 10, 2017
Equity & Diversity Series Hidden Inequities
Everybody knows about achievement gaps, but the mechanisms that contribute to educational disparity aren’t always obvious.
March 22, 2017
Equity & Diversity Series Beyond Bias: Countering Stereotypes in School
This yearlong series will examine efforts to recognize and overcome discrimination in schools.
September 15, 2015
Equity & Diversity Series War on Poverty
Education Week reflects on the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty and its impact on the lives of children, especially those living in poverty.
January 23, 2014
Money & Finance Series Startup Stories
This occasional series examines the ongoing successes and setbacks of two educational startups.
October 16, 2013
Standards Series Common Core 2013
An Education Week series on the District of Columbia's vision of the common-core standards and how they are being put into practice.
June 4, 2013
Science Series Science in Practice
In this two-part series, Education Week takes a special look at implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards, which call for bringing greater depth to K-12 students' understanding of science.
May 28, 2013
School Choice & Charters Series Charter Discipline
To explore concerns over charter schools' discipline policies, Education Week analyzes national and district-level data on student expulsions and suspensions.
February 19, 2013
School Climate & Safety Series Rethinking Discipline
The articles included in this special series explore alternative approaches to suspension or expulsion.
October 25, 2012