Educators say teaching civics in an age of news overload and intense partisan division has become increasingly difficult. Teachers and education experts share some ideas on how to bring civic engagement into the classroom.


When highly effective teachers are given a hybrid role to lead other teachers, their students perform better in math and, to a lesser extent, reading, according to a new study.


The viral arrest of a Louisiana teacher isn't the only time school boards have clashed with parents and educators over free speech.


A video shows the middle school English teacher being handcuffed on the floor and put into a police car after she spoke out against a pay raise for the superintendent at a school board meeting.


The Pew Research Center survey also found that about half of Americans said teachers should more often use teaching methods that help students think critically and problem solve.


A study by RTI International and Johns Hopkins University found evidence that teachers' assumptions and biases about their students' families can change after visiting their homes.


The winners of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award share the best teaching advice they've ever received.


The education news site Chalkbeat plans to host the "Great American Teach-Off" at SXSW EDU. Will the event celebrate teaching or reduce it to a performance?


The four finalists for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year are: a sign language teacher, an elementary art teacher, a teacher to immigrant and refugee students, and a teacher for the Department of Defense.


A New Jersey teacher raised thousands of dollars to help her students celebrate the holidays.


Studies on teacher effectiveness, lessons from Finland, and 'The Magic School Bus' all made this year's list of most-read Teaching Now posts.


Handwritten letters, homemade crafts, personalized songs—for most teachers, the best gifts don't come with a price tag.


Here are some charts that sum up the state of the teaching profession in 2017, from working hours to student behavior.


In a new podcast series, the 2017 State Teachers of the Year share the moments that have reminded them of the importance of teaching.


With microcredentials, technology, and cross-curricular collaboration, this professional-learning program seeks to boost teacher engagement.


Chiefs for Changes highlights New Mexico's teacher leadership system as an example of giving teachers a seat at the policymaking table.


Researchers at the University of Missouri will be observing teachers to find out which tactics of flipped instruction work best to improve student outcomes.


Education Week Teacher has published a special investigation into teacher recertification.


To better understand the nature of workplace sexual harassment in schools, Education Week is seeking stories from our readers.


Elevating the teaching profession, offering financial incentives, and expanding the pool of teacher candidates are among the strategies states are using to bolster their teacher workforces, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.


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