There haven't been an inordinate number of teachers' strikes this year, but two states are responsible for most of them over the past five years.


Teachers at a New York elementary school are getting their furniture back after they were suddenly ordered to remove all desks and cabinets from their classrooms last week.


The Los Angeles Board of Education has voted to fire renowned elementary school teacher Rafe Esquith amid allegations of misconduct, including that he inappropriately touched minors, according to the L.A. Times.


Brian Jones wanted to bring attention to what he sees as negligence on the part of lawmakers and education leaders.


The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities honored five high school students as the 2015 class of the National Student Poets Program.


The Oregon Shakespeare Festival rocked the literary world at the end of September with a bold announcement: Festival organizers are commissioning the translation of 39 Shakespearean plays into Modern English.


Will anyone's view of Arne Duncan's legacy change? It's probably too soon to tell. But we can look back at some of the high points and low points that history may judge.


To go with the programming block, the producers also put out a list of seven simple steps that community members can take to help improve graduation rates.


Author Roxanna Elden offers some suggestions about teaching students to subvert the traditional rules of good grammar.


The initial results from the 2015 poll focused on public perceptions of testing and the Common Core State Standards.


A religious education teacher who lost her job at Catholic school this summer because of her same-sex marriage has been invited to the White House welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis.


As an attempt to mitigate a persistent school supply problem, New Mexico plans to give some 23,000 teachers prepaid gift cards for use on classroom materials. One local union calls it a distraction from larger funding issues.


Teachers who spend their own money on their classrooms would be eligible for a permanent tax deduction of up to $250 worth under a bill passed Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee.


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.


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