In the latest installment of Education Week's Twitter chat series, we discuss what it actually means to be a teacher leader.


The Commit to Lead site has certainly improved in some aspects since it launched in August.


After facing backlash from parents and the media, the public school district in Lincoln, Neb. is refusing to back down from programs designed to encourage the use of gender-inclusive language.


A panel of education experts says that the nation's understaffing problem is about retention, not recruitment. The solutions? Better leadership and more freedom for teachers.


Yousafzai, a 17-year-old Pakistani girl, will be the youngest-ever winner of the award.


The creators of a newly funded Kickstarter project, TROBO, want to offer children a toy that will also teach.


The recent surge in population around Clark County and Las Vegas has caused a headache for a district unable to provide enough space and resources for students.


A study on the "Pygmalion Effect" shows that the higher a teacher's expectations of a student, the more likely they are to succeed in school.


After using clips from "Pretty Woman" to explain dress code to female students, a North Dakota high school is getting negative feedback from parents and press.


"If we are going all the way across the world when we have qualified teachers right here in Arizona, we should be asking why they are leaving."


A new report looks at what are supposedly the best and worst states for teacher working conditions, but misses some finer details.


Students valued classroom time and had a stronger interest in a subject when they felt that their instructors were available to provide emotional support, a recent study finds.


As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.


Hundreds of students walk out of school in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to something that portrays the United States in a better light.


Can a new generation of students learn to be less cynical and become civically engaged in a positive manner?


The months-long spread of the Ebola virus has shuttered schools across western Africa, leaving many teachers' livelihoods in jeopardy.


There are a lot of efforts aimed at getting youth to consider careers in teaching, but are they missing the problem behind teacher recruitment?


There really isn't much to be excited about in the school morning announcements, but "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon and his guest Julianna Margulies did their best.


Author Mac Barnett shows the importance of bringing some absurdity into the world, especially where children are concerned.


A recent poll shows that high school students are reading just as much as the rest of the population, and sometimes more.


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