Skip navigation
  Class of 2020 students head to nation’s capital
Three students from TODAY’s Class of 2020 travel without their parents for the first time, taking a spring break trip to Washington, D.C., thanks to a program called People to People, launched by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to promote peace.
  Class of 2020: Stiff competition at Science Olympiad
Two Class of 2020 students, Zach and Eileen, prepare to compete in their very first Science Olympiad, taking scientific concepts and experiments out of the textbooks and into the real world. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
  Class of 2020 members campaign for school president
As their parents get ready to vote in the general election, two of the kids TODAY has been following since kindergarten, now in fifth grade, have been running their own campaigns for student council president, learning just how tough politics can be at any level. NBC’s Natalie Morales reports.
  Class of 2020 students prepare for big move
Classmates Lauren and Jordan, whom TODAY has been following since their first day of kindergarten, will be starting new chapters in their lives as they enter fifth grade, both moving hundreds of miles with their families before the start of the new school year. NBC’s Natalie Morales reports.
  Class of 2020 math whizzes help each other learn
Fourth-graders Zach and Kanan, who have both shown aptitude for math, are finding that their different approaches to numbers make them the perfect team to tackle geometry problems at an early age. NBC’s Natalie Morales reports.

  Video: First grade
  Class of 2020: Last day of school
June 30: The kids share their fondest memories of first grade on their last day of school.
  Dealing with ADHD in school
June 8: TODAY’s Natalie Morales looks at what two parents are doing to make sure their 6-year-old son with ADHD stays on track at school.
  Class of 2020 embraces reading
April 27: For a first-grader named Mackenzie, an appreciation of the written word is opening up a whole new world of possibilities.
  End of an era for class of 2020
March 23: The class of 2020 say goodbye to the only principal they’ve ever known. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
  Class celebrate democracy
Jan. 21: Kids in the class of 2020 learn about the president’s job and their parents talk about the historic election.
  After-school programs
Oct. 10: TODAY’s Natalie Morales looks at how some parents of the class of 2020 are turning to after-school programs for their kids.
  Starting school with ADHD
Sept. 5: The parents of one student take steps to make school easier for their son, who was recently diagnosed with ADHD.
  About the series

In an unprecedented commitment to a 13-year project, TODAY will follow a class from kindergarten all the way through high school graduation.  Read more.

A message from producer Curtis Vogel

  Video: Kindergarten years
  What a year!
June 19: A look back at some of the best moments from this kindergarten class of 2020.
  The end of kindergarten
May 20: The kids in the “Class of 2020” series are about to graduate from kindergarten and are gearing up for first grade.
  Mainstreaming kids with autism
April 9: Meet 6-year-old Kieran, one of the 24,000 children diagnosed with autism every year.
  Class of 2020 visits Oz
Feb. 20: TODAY takes a look at how the students prepare for their stage debut with the help of one of the class mothers.
  Class of 2020 gives back
Dec. 25: For Christmas, the parents of Mrs. Tepper’s class try to instill in their kids the importance of volunteering and helping the community.
  Class of 2020’s future scientists
Dec. 3: TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports on how the kids are learning important lessons about in and out of the classroom.
  The first parent-teacher conference
Nov. 16: TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports on what parents can expect when talking to their children’s teachers.
  Great expectations for Class of 2020
Oct. 12: TODAY’s Al Roker reports on how the pressure to excel is starting early.
Get to know the Class of 2020
Sept. 14: Natalie Morales talks with a kindergarten class that we'll be following for 13 years and its teacher, Michelle Tepper.
Meet the class of 2020
Sept. 14: TODAY’s Natalie Morales on a new series that will follow a group of kids from kindergarten all the way to college.
  TODAY Goes Back to School
Gear up your kids for back-to-school cool
Try this list to stock up on great supplies for the young students in your life. TODAY contributor Elizabeth Mayhew shares her homework.

Sponsored links

Resource guide