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Hillbilly Elegy Author J.D. Vance on Poverty and the Opioid Epidemic
J.D. Vance, author of the bestseller Hillbilly Elegy, A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, rose from working-class Appalachia to Yale Law School. He spoke to Education Week about poverty, the opioid epidemic and education. (January 6, 2017)
Preparing All Students for College - Meet a 2017 Leader to Learn From
As chief program officer for Texas' IDEA Public Schools, Dolores Gonzalez designed an academic program to put the charter network's 30,000 students-many of them English-language learners-on a firm path to college.
Schools Named After President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama
Across the country, school have honored the Obama's legacy by taking their name. These schools are scattered across 11 states and concentrated on the East and West coasts. (January 19, 2017)
Amid Opioid Crisis, Schools Help Students Heal
Education Week Correspondent Lisa Stark traveled to Jackson County, W.Va, to see how the school district is responding to the needs of its students whose families have been destroyed by drug abuse. (January 5, 2017)
Engaging, Encouraging, and Empowering Young Black Men
Christopher Chatmon, the deputy chief of equity in California's Oakland Unified School District and a 2015 Leader To Learn From recognized for his efforts to support boys of color, explains how schools can better serve African-American males.
Police in School: An Overview of the Debate and Key Data
Debate is roiling over the role of police officers in schools. In this video, Evie Blad gives an overview of the issue and highlights important statistics about student arrests and referrals. (January 25, 2017)