The Council of Chief State School Officers is overseeing a working group of 11 states that are trying to increase diversity among their teachers by 2040.
While 85 percent of teacher PD is classroom-focused, very few of those activities are sustained or data driven, a long-running study finds.
From standing all day to holding your bladder for an hour to grading papers, high school English teacher Trevor Muir shares the reasons why teaching is so tiring—and why it's all worth it.
Lockheed Martin, which commissioned the national poll, has released free curriculum resources aimed at fostering students' interest in space.
Teachers share their best strategies for ending the year on a good note.
There are stark differences in annual educator pay around the globe. A report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development reveals the best and worst countries for teacher compensation.
The Every Student Succeeds Act has given states an opportunity to bolster their teacher leadership systems. A new policy brief by the nonprofit Chiefs for Change explores what that can look like.
A new study examines Reddit discussion threads in an attempt to piece together an honest picture of how the public views teachers.
U.S. cities were ranked by factors like job availability and comparative salary to determine the best locations for K-12 teachers in 2017.
Efforts to curb teacher turnover in high-poverty and high-needs schools could tap into the growing pool of military veterans entering the classroom.
In this Education Week video, a Pittsburgh school district shows how it prioritizes the health and wellness of its teachers to model for its students.
A new study found that when teachers underestimate their students' abilities, it causes students to have lower academic expectations for themselves.
Fidgets spinners are supposed to help students sit still and focus. But many teachers say it's having the exact opposite effect.
An analysis by EdChoice found that schools' hiring of teachers has lagged far behind the hiring of non-teachers.
Only 29 percent of K-12 teachers say they have received recognition or praise for doing good work in the last seven days, according to research done in 2013.
A new survey found that teachers in New Orleans have less job satisfaction than before school reforms swept through their school system, but learning environments have improved.
Eighteen-year-old Raven Osborne will receive her bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in early-childhood education this week—but she doesn't graduate from high school until May 22.
In a video, Education Week reporters, editors, and staff members share the K-12 teachers who made a lasting impact on their lives for Teacher Appreciation Week.
A super-majority of educators at St. Hope Public Schools, a four-school charter network in Sacramento, have signed a petition to join a teachers' union.
A musical about a pair of high school sweethearts and the bustling, daily life of high school seniors came to life from one physics teacher's coffee mug of quotes.