While most teachers are satisfied with their jobs, about half would leave the profession immediately if they got a higher-paying job, the Center on Education Policy found in a new study.
Researchers found that teachers who participated in mindfulness-based interventions and stress-reducing strategies were more emotionally supportive and demonstrated greater sensitivity to students.
In a White House ceremony on Tuesday, President Barack Obama honored top educators across the country and highlighted his administration's progress on education, including its initiative to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021.
A day meant for appreciating educators has sparked controversy and some skepticism, largely in connection with ongoing debates around teacher pay, underfunded school systems, and student testing, to name a few.
Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.
Jahana Hayes, a history teacher with a strong focus on service learning, said her passion for education stems from her own disadvantaged background.
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.
Tom Gilding, a high school English teacher who has gained renown as Mark Twain impersonator, has announced that he is retiring this spring. But only from teaching, not from impersonating Mark Twain.
"Root," a magnetic, hexagonal device that travels across a white board and performs a variety of behaviors in response to students' digital commands, is designed to get students thinking in the logic of coding.
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 note, but millions of Americans didn't know who she was.
The proposed law is meant to increase the public's respect for the teaching profession in Argentina.
A pilot program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education lets teachers in training practice classroom management techniques with a classroom simulation.
A majority of teachers say evaluation systems based on student test scores have deteriorated their relationships with parents, students, administrators and other teachers, according to a new survey.
A researcher examined the effects of an iPad-based intervention, as compared to a traditional paper-pencil approach, on 2nd graders' achievement and engagement in mathematics.
A University of Arizona event that's designed to get high school seniors interested in becoming math teachers has been scrapped this year because educators were reluctant to recommend the profession to their students.
Teachers would have the authority to remove any student deemed a safety threat, under a proposed bill by Minnesota lawmakers.
Parents at one Bay Area middle school say teaching a week-long curriculum focusing on the LGBTQ community is discriminatory and not age appropriate.
Amid a recent rise in sexual misconduct cases involving teachers, the Clark County school district in Nevada is looking to implement a policy that restricts digital communication between students and teachers.
An academic advisor at the Middle Tennessee State University's College of Education has opened a clothing shop, Clothing Our Educators Boutique, intended to serve students who aren't equipped with professional clothing and are on a student budget.
White teachers are more likely to doubt educational prospects of black students, according to a new study.