Published Online: August 16, 2013

Back-to-School Through Your Eyes

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The buses are arriving. The hallways are swarming with students. And, all across the country, educators are taking deep breaths. It's the start of the school year, and Education Week is compiling photographs that capture this exciting (if chaotic) time.

We are looking for creative, fun, inspiring, poignant, offbeat, and representative photographs of what the return to the classroom is like for schools, administrators, teachers, and students.

Photos can be tweeted, posted to Instagram, or sent to us directly. The deadline is Oct. 1, 2013.

Here's how to submit.

Below are your favorite back-to-school images.

How to Submit:

Tweet your photo to @edweekphoto or include the #EWbacktoschool hashtag

Post your photo to Instagram with this hashtag: #EWbacktoschool

Send your photo to [email protected]
(Note: All email entries must be compressed jpeg images that are 1mb or smaller; .zip files cannot be accepted)

Please include the name and location of your school so readers will know your location.

The Fine Print:

Submitted photographs must conform to your local school media policies regarding publication of identifiable students. By submitting photographs to us, you are giving Education Week permission to publish the photograph. Editors at Education Week will promptly review all submitted images, then select suitable and appropriate photographs for an online gallery that will appear on Education Week staff may choose a representative sample of these photographs to appear in a future print issue of Education Week as well. While you maintain the copyright to submitted photographs, Education Week may reuse these photographs to promote and/or advertise this project. The deadline is Oct. 1, 2013, but selected photographs will appear online as soon as they are chosen for publication.

Questions or comments? E-mail us at [email protected]

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