Jim Ryan, the dean of Harvard Graduate School of Education, was just one of the many educators running the race for a cause.
Looking to buy a house? If you're a teacher, affordability options are slim in many cities, according to a new study by the real estate website Trulia.
Sean Nank, an award-winning math educator, discusses the challenges of teaching mathematics—and the subject's greatness.
Wendi Pillars, a frequent contributor to Education Week Teacher, is one of 35 teachers from the United States and Canada to explore some of the world's marvels with the Lindbald Expeditions National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program.
A Johns Hopkins University study found that if a low-income black student has just one black teacher in elementary school, that student's probability of dropping out is reduced by 29 percent.
On the heels of Reading Awareness Month, and as schools celebrate School Library Month, Education Week's opinion bloggers share their strategies for how to get students reading.
Hundreds of New York City teachers learned how to incorporate the themes and the plot of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" into their lessons.
A viral video shows a teacher delivering a bizarre spelling test—and his students' hilarious reactions.
A national survey found that most teachers don't think state education agencies have sought enough input from teachers in developing their state ESSA plans.
A study by Northwestern University finds that teachers' physical proximity to one another plays an important role in the way they interact and, ultimately, in how successful they are at collaborating.
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.