A Wisconsin rural school task force has recommended that lawmakers relax teacher licensure requirements and change funding formulas to benefit rural schools.
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May 08, 2014
May 07, 2014
Whatever their flaws, unions play a critical role in public education. So how can we move past the for/against dichotomy?
May 05, 2014
Knowing that we tend to take different sides on a range of policy issues, we wanted to figure out if there were things we could actually agree on.
May 02, 2014
One of the Discovery channels canceled "Bad Teachers," a documentary series highlighting educators who had illicit sexual relationships with their students, after just one episode.
May 01, 2014
Imagine a map of what a learner needs to know, different ways to learn it, and a collection of their demonstrations of competence. You're probably picturing a blended learning environment for students. Instead, imagine that every teacher has access to their own professional map--reflecting common expectations differentiated by speciality, subject, level, and school type--that offers a clear description of what teachers should know and be able to do.
April 28, 2014
Are current policy efforts strengthening the teacher corps or driving good teachers out?
April 25, 2014
The Future of Sex Education Initiative has proposed teacher preparation standards for sex education that would help health teachers navigate content, ethical challenges, and legal concerns.
April 24, 2014
The biggest demand teachers face today is cultivating a mindset in students in which they will hold themselves accountable in life as citizens and in the pursuit of lifelong learning, writes Amani Bey, a high school junior in Philadelphia.
April 24, 2014
A positive learning environment is built on a trustworthy relationship between teachers and students, writes high school freshman Garrett deGraffenreid.
April 23, 2014
A panel that included K-12 teachers gave attendees at a major education business a blunt view of their frustrations and worries about classroom technologies.