A Teacher’s View: Learning to Become Modern-Day Muckrakers in Their Community Made My Students More Engaged, Excited and Independent

1887: A photograph from muckraker Jacob Riis’s publication “How The Other Half Lives,” which documented squalid conditions in New York City slums. (Jacob A. Riis/Museum of the City of New York/Getty Images)

On the 74 Today

The Latest

Load More Latest
Education news and commentary, delivered right to your inbox.

Sign up for The 74 newsletter.

EDlection 2022

View All


View All


View All

Special Series

More Series

More Stories

Invest in independent journalism

Donate now to The 74

Load More
Support The 74 on Giving Tuesday

The first $18,000 in donations will be matched dollar for dollar. Please help us deliver more essential coverage of K-12 education.