It's Teacher Appreciation Week, and educators have been getting some love, trophies, technology prizes, and even chicken nuggets on the two daytime TV shows.

In a blog hosted by Washington Monthly, the highly opinionated education blogger aims to highlight and critique news media coverage of American education.

The cable host's "Last Week Tonight" skewers test preparation at school, the tests themselves, test publishers, and the political atmosphere around school accountability.

The glossy magazine for the nation's wealthy set cites the work of an array of education givers, some well-known, some not.

A former CNN producer launches a news and information site about education that will include video reports from conferences in the field.

National correspondent Kate Snow interviews 5-year-old Jacob and 8-year-old Malisa and examines some of the family, medical, and school issues they face.

Nikole Hannah-Jones of ProPublica won the Education Writers Association's top award for her examination of the persistence of racial segregation in U.S. schools.

The Daily Breeze of Torrance, Calif., won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for stories about corruption and excessive spending in a small school district.

As education reporters rolled into Chicago for their annual conference this week, they were greeted with headlines about the latest crises in the Chicago Public Schools.

Daytime TV host Ellen Degeneres made the day of teacher Callie Flanders and her elementary school in Union Bridge, Md.


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