Student teachers who report greater awareness of and comfort with issues of cultural diversity in the classroom are better at building more positive classroom environments that help every student succeed, according to a new study.
The version of the tax bill passed by the Republican-led Senate would double the amount teachers can deduct for classroom supplies.
Just one charter school in D.C. has formed a union, and teachers there say the administration isn't negotiating with them as is legally required.
Teachers in large districts are generally getting 45 minutes or an hour of planning time per day, but few places are specifically setting aside time for collaboration with other teachers, according to a new analysis.
Students whose teachers were trained in alternative teacher preparation programs such as Teach For America perform slightly better academically than students whose teachers had traditional teacher training, according to a recent meta-analysis.
A recent Education Week report takes stock of how things are going with personalized learning, including what kinds of challenges teachers are facing.
Teachers in Wisconsin are earning less money and exiting the profession at higher rates than they were before the state restricted unions' collective-bargaining rights, according to a study from a left-leaning think tank.
More than half of the state plans fail to publicly report data on educator equity gaps, the National Council of Teacher Quality found in its analyses.
The tax bill proposed by Republican leaders scraps a benefit that many teachers have come to rely on: the $250 "educator expense deduction," which can be used to recoup the cost of classroom materials.
The newly formed group, which plans to challenge the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation for market share, wants feedback from the public on its proposed standards and processes.