Sanders believed that teachers had the biggest impact on student learning, more so than family life, socioeconomic status, or ethnicity—a position that has been widely contended.
Maggie MacDonnell won the award for her work helping students in a rural, isolated community plagued by high suicide rates among teenagers.
A middle school science teacher from Pittsburgh will be at a mission launch this week, after going to a NASA space educator program.
Would you rather have pizza or soup? One 2nd grade class in Indiana asked the internet to help them learn graphs, but they didn't expect more than 300,000 responses after their survey went viral.
The four state teachers of the year spoke to Education Week Teacher about their passion for teaching, arts education and STEM, and their hopes of working with the new administration.
New York is expected to scrap the literacy exam requirement for prospective teachers, partly because of the large numbers of nonwhite candidates who are failing the test.
The initiative stemmed from a call to action by President Barack Obama. What will it look like under President Donald Trump?
Mahershala Ali, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, is among the award winners who thanked teachers in their acceptance speeches.
Professional development programs can be one way to improve how parents and teachers communicate, according to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
How do formative assessments differ from other types of assessments? A math coach explains.
A free online professional-learning course seeks to help teachers gain more authority and autonomy in education policy matters.
Teacher job satisfaction, a schoolwide professional community, and student achievement are all linked in elementary school, a new study says.
Some teachers had been giving their students resources about how to best respond to immigration enforcement authorities.
A budget proposal by Gov. Scott Walker would make it so teachers never have to renew their licenses, but there's debate over the need for continuing education.
Actress and comedian Kate McKinnon will voice Ms. Frizzle in the reboot of "The Magic School Bus." But what would the new Ms. Frizzle have to say about Betsy DeVos and contemporary education issues?
DuFour was an education consultant and author who advocated collaborative teaching environments to help educators improve their classroom practice.
Two educators in Michigan share how their schools have removed grading from teachers' responsibilities.
Dystopian literature sales have skyrocketed in recent weeks, in part because of the current political climate. How should educators use these classics in the classroom?
Teachers who are not fully certified are increasingly teaching in California's high-needs schools and in special education, a report by the Learning Policy Institute has found.
The substitute-teacher model creates less work for classroom teachers and makes sure students experience authentic learning when their teacher is gone, its founder says.