Kevin Jennings, a founder of GLSEN, discusses the progress made toward acceptance of LGBT teachers and students.


A psychology professor argues that the real problem with U.S. education is not that teachers rank poorly among college graduates, but that the training they receive to become teachers is woeful.


The Chester Upland district has faced financial hardship for decades, and for the second time in four years, teachers will be working without pay.


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The Victoria Soto School in Stratford, Conn., was dedicated on August 28.


Success of another endeavor and teachers' interest inspired the Academy of American Poets to create a program that introduces poetry regardless of discipline.


A voluntary survey finds that younger grades have more homework than recommended while older grades don't have enough, but the study has come under major scrutiny.


The pseudonymous author maintains that, despite its genre affiliations, his book is meant to highlight the serious issues raised by the Chicago strike.


To nearly no one's surprise, the early beginnings of school days are interrupting students' sleep and ultimately upsetting their health and education.


As ed tech becomes more of a factor in many classrooms, educators have started to wonder about how learning should be directed. That leads to some difficult questions around the future of the teaching profession.


Issues of subject expertise, teacher demographics, and working conditions are all part of the story behind regional teacher shortages.


The President's Fitness Challenge was the worst, alphabet puns are the best, and hey: Who decided to greenlight "Wishbone"?


(Or why not treat them even better?)


Local Association of Educators president credits teachers with quick thinking and increased crisis training skills when an active shooter attacked a movie theater in Louisiana.


A PBS NewsHour report suggests that the teacher job market may be returning to "old patterns" in terms of demographics and job stability.


A University of Maryland psychology professor promises his students extra credit, but only if they properly illustrate a theory learned in class.


Harper Lee's newly released novel, the sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," complicates expectations but provides a goldmine of instructional opportunities for teachers.


A new $44 million program will give teachers a chance to earn a bonus, but the qualification system has left many educators feeling angry and disenfranchised.


President Obama named the newest winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching last week, adding over 100 educators to those who have previously won the honor.


The Washington Post published an essay of a California English language arts teacher that caused an uproar after she said Shakespeare's works don't reflect the cultural perspectives her students need to learn.


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