Only 20 percent of the professional development offered by districts meets the federal definition of "high quality" under the new Every Student Succeeds Act, according to researchers.
One school district banned teachers from wearing safety pins, which are meant to be a show of support for marginalized groups of people, in the classroom.
A researcher calls for a more nuanced discussion of teacher shortages, rather than a broad-strokes depiction of a national shortage.
Teachers and parents need to work on communication with one another, two recent studies suggest, and that may be especially true when immigrant students or students of color are involved.
Education Week will publish the top three short stories about education on its BookMarks blog.
A Scholastic nationally representative survey found that teachers spent $530 of their own money on classroom items—and the amount is much higher for teachers in high-poverty schools.
For nearly 150 Teach for America teachers who have temporary resident status through DACA, the election's outcome signals an unknown future.
Teachers are grappling with how to discuss the end of a divisive election with their students.
The report found that black teachers across the country feel a tension between their connection with black students and their desire to teach all populations of students.
A new study suggests that teachers' perceptions of girls' math abilities may contribute to the gender gap in that subject.
NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program has a beta version of a new website for teachers and students, complete with a variety of new educational resources.
An Education Week Commentary package shares tips, advice, and insights on improving science instruction and making sure there is parity across all school districts.
A growing nonprofit literacy website created by a former teacher allows teachers to access a free online library for their class.
Education Secretary King had tea with a group of teachers and principals to discuss teacher-led professional development.
In three case studies, the group Teaching Matters found that teachers need ongoing coaching and incentives to earn micro-credentials.
Hundreds of educators in the Seattle school district will wear shirts in support of the Black Lives Matter movement after a district elementary school received threats about a similar event last month.
The Republican nominee's son suggested that women who "can't handle" office sexual harassment should become kindergarten teachers.
Deputy Secretary of Education, James Cole, Jr., gave a speech to teachers about the importance of culturally responsive teaching and setting high expectations for all students, regardless of race.
Groups of elementary school teachers praised the increased rigor in the common standards, but expressed concerns that there are too-high expectations on children.
A textbook and teacher's guide that are free to download share the stories of 10 Nobel Laureates, focusing on stories of grit and perseverance.