Archives: education

Student outside of her school.

PBS’ Time for School: #WhyIGo2School Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and Instagram, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

Sequence-1-1_edit

Addressing segregation in U.S. schools

Video

Sixty-one years after the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in schools in the United States, many students today attend schools with stark racial and economic disparities. Continue reading

AMERICAN-GRADUATE-EARLY-ENGLISH-horizontal-monitor-blank

Storytelling helps young English learners grow

Video

Young children from families newly arrived in the United States often do not speak English at home, making it harder for them to learn. Continue reading

Screen-Shot-2015-11-19-at-8.12.02-PM-1024x574

Providing support and education for refugee children in the U.S.

Video

DOWNLOAD VIDEO In the United States, where hundreds of thousands of people arrive each year seeking safety and opportunities for their families, education becomes one…read more

Students sitting at desks and writing

President Obama says schools should test less

Video

The president and the U.S. Department of Education have called on states to cut back on the number of standardized tests students take. Continue reading

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.