Supporting students and teachers impacted by Harvey and Irma

The first weeks back in the classroom set the tone for the rest of the school year. But for students in southeastern Texas and Florida, the back-to-school season has been disrupted by the devastating effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While the flood waters are beginning to recede, educators are only beginning to understand the storm’s effect on classrooms, supplies, and student lives.

What a Year!

Last week we published a Newsela Year in Review article, and nearly 7,000 students submitted their own Year in Review responses to our Write Prompt! Here we share some of our favorite responses.