On a sweltering summer day here, about 200 teachers and other public school supporters gathered at the Washington Monument to protest the Trump administration's education policy agenda, including $9.2 billion in proposed funding cuts.
In Washington, where the largest of the rallies is expected to take place, teachers will march from the Washington Monument to the U.S. Department of Education in a show of support for public education.
When it comes to paying off student loans, many teachers say they're scared about their ability to do so and confused about their options, according to a recent survey by NPR's education team.
After Randi Weingarten's impassioned speech, critics have begun calling for the teachers' union president's resignation.
New York City schools that still have open teaching positions this fall will be assigned educators from the city's "absent teacher reserve" pool, the education department there recently announced.
The president of the National Council on Teacher Quality presented what she sarcastically called a "radical" solution for both improving the pipeline of new teachers and filling specific teacher shortages: "Fix student teaching."
Head of the state's teachers union calls it a "gimmick."
A new paper looks at how a handful of teachers have modified their use of the "station rotation" blended learning model to better serve their students.
The plan released by the U.S. House of Representatives differs from President Trump's proposal in many ways, except this glaring one: It would also eliminate Title II funds that go toward teacher professional development.
Schools across the country are ditching the traditional parent-teacher conference for academic workshops, where it's the parents who are learning the skills their children need to master.