About two dozen teachers from across the country spent a week wrestling with questions about how to remember the Confederacy.


Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate whose novels are staples in classrooms across the United States, has died at 88.


Americans overwhelmingly believe civics should be taught in school, and almost 70 percent of them think it should be a requirement to graduate, a new survey finds.


Most teachers say that school discipline is inconsistent or inadequate, a new study from the Fordham Institute finds.


In the new season of Netflix's Queer Eye, the Fab Five paid a visit to Kathleen Dooley, a long-time music director in Van Ness' hometown.


The organization hopes the change, which will take place starting with the next round of exams in November, will make it more affordable for students to take the tests.


The International Literacy Association wades back into the reading wars with a new brief endorsing systematic, explicit phonics and decodable texts as key elements of early reading instruction.


On National Train a Teacher Day, more than 200 firearm instructors in 42 states will offer a free course for educators on gun safety.


Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.


The former first lady's voter registration initiative will provide teachers with lesson plans and trainings on how to talk about voting.


A new RAND Corporation report found that there isn't universal agreement on which skills are part of media literacy—making it difficult to evaluate and compare educational programs.


About 6,000 delegates met in Houston last week and voted on measures related to abortion, white fragility, teacher diversity, and teacher strikes.


After years of resistance, delegates of the National Education Association voted to open up membership to non-educator "allies."


Hundreds of educators left the national union assembly to protest against family separations at a nearby facility for immigrant children in Houston.


New research from Liverpool John Moores University in England found that learning about letter-sound interactions at home positively predicted young children's ability to count, calculate, and recognize numbers.


The two-day event, now in its third year, offers workshops on mental health and burnout, time-management and goal-setting, and strategies for navigating toxic workplace environments.


The Indianapolis archbishop has ordered Catholic high schools in the city to dismiss teachers who are married to someone of the same sex, or sever ties with the archdiocese.


A panel of experts—including a national teacher's union president and an official from the Department of Education—discussed how to make teaching a more attractive profession.


The National Education Association's 2019-20 budget shows that the membership losses were not as bad as anticipated.


A growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with these students.


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