Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.


The former first lady's voter registration initiative will provide teachers with lesson plans and trainings on how to talk about voting.


A new RAND Corporation report found that there isn't universal agreement on which skills are part of media literacy—making it difficult to evaluate and compare educational programs.


About 6,000 delegates met in Houston last week and voted on measures related to abortion, white fragility, teacher diversity, and teacher strikes.


After years of resistance, delegates of the National Education Association voted to open up membership to non-educator "allies."


Hundreds of educators left the national union assembly to protest against family separations at a nearby facility for immigrant children in Houston.


New research from Liverpool John Moores University in England found that learning about letter-sound interactions at home positively predicted young children's ability to count, calculate, and recognize numbers.


The two-day event, now in its third year, offers workshops on mental health and burnout, time-management and goal-setting, and strategies for navigating toxic workplace environments.


The Indianapolis archbishop has ordered Catholic high schools in the city to dismiss teachers who are married to someone of the same sex, or sever ties with the archdiocese.


A panel of experts—including a national teacher's union president and an official from the Department of Education—discussed how to make teaching a more attractive profession.


The National Education Association's 2019-20 budget shows that the membership losses were not as bad as anticipated.


A growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with these students.


Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study.


A report by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching delivers recommendations for creating a formal system of teacher leadership.


A study from the Fordham Institute says while traditional public schools and charter schools serve the same proportion of black students, charters have 35 percent more black teachers.


A growing number of states have passed bills that would expand on what is covered in sex education lessons, including adding language on consent and healthy relationships.


In a survey of educators in an urban Midwest district, 4 in 5 said the witnessed other staff doing things that were morally wrong, while almost half said they themselves had acted in a way that betrayed their values.


For educators who have staged strikes and walkouts over the past year and a half, calls to simply thank teachers can feel frustratingly inadequate, they say.


Nephron Pharmaceuticals, a drug manufacturing company in West Columbia, S.C., recently hired 650 current and retired teachers through a new program designed to provide educators with additional income.


There's a $40,000 difference between what the average teacher in New York makes, and what the average teacher in Mississippi makes.


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