The 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes took the Democratic nomination for an open congressional seat, and Wisconsin Schools Superintendent Tony Evers won the Democratic nomination for governor in that state.
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August 15, 2018
August 10, 2018
Some state laws prohibit teachers from becoming state legislators because of potential conflicts of interest.
August 01, 2018
A nationally representative survey by Educators for Excellence sheds some light on teachers' opinions on retirement benefits, leadership roles, school shootings, and more.
May 16, 2018
A sea of red-clad teachers took to the streets around North Carolina's legislative building in Raleigh to fight for higher pay and more school funding. See photos from the event.
May 10, 2018
The number of teacher-candidates for governorships and roles in state legislatures is growing by the day. Ed Week wants to know more about these candidates.
May 02, 2018
Teachers at Alliance College-Ready charter network, feeling left out of decision-making, have joined a union.
April 06, 2018
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching has launched an initiative to find scalable ways that schools can implement formal teacher leadership roles.
February 13, 2018
The group Chiefs for Change has released a report detailing Tennessee's district-based teacher-leadership model.
September 12, 2017
Teachers struggle to pump breast milk at work, but a new law in Illinois seeks to make pumping easier for another demographic of new moms in schools: students.
August 30, 2017
Teachers and students who have returned to the classroom are no doubt asking how they can help with Hurricane Harvey relief. Here are some ideas.