The legislation would tie criminal background checks to teacher licensure, and civil disorder is listed as a crime that would be screened for under the bill.
A grant project in Oregon attempts to systematically change school culture by a team of teachers, administrators, and other stakeholders implementing solutions in core areas.
TeacherMatch, a company that claims its software program can predict how effective teacher candidates will be in the classroom, was acquired by a larger company as more school districts use data to hire effective teachers.
In recent months, teachers have been incorporating pop culture phenomena in their classroom in innovative ways to better engage their students.
Two researchers compiled a literature review of 12 years of studies and reports on teacher leadership, drawing conclusions about what it means to be a teacher leader.
Teachers have resigned after being caught sending insulting and expletive-ridden messages about their students, sparking criticism of Teach for America itself.
The teachers and other education advocates were arrested for blocking a downtown intersection and resisting police officers' orders.
Utah schools can now hire individuals with only bachelor's degrees to teach certain subjects, like computer science, in an effort to stem the teacher shortage.
A Queens high school principal allegedly made racist comments about the school's three black teachers and discriminated against them while evaluating their lesson plans.
The disappearing-picture app has some educational benefits for teachers. Here's a guide on how best to use Snapchat to connect with your students.
Muhammad Ali's death could be an opportunity to revisit the heavyweight champion's poems and his legacy of social justice.
An Atlanta Journal-Constitution column interviewed teens about their resentments in school—and found they hate group work and when teachers allow students to commandeer classroom discussions.
A middle school teacher in Alabama was suspended after giving the students a math assignment that was filled with questions about drugs, prostitution, and drive-by shootings.
An English professor argues that good teachers tend to share a few common dispositional traits.
The National Geographic Bee contest was designed to get students engaged in geography—only 27 percent of 8th graders nationwide are proficient in the subject.
A poem performed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation ceremonies is attracting attention for the speaker's honest and powerful critiques of race and education.
Teachers felt that iPads "provide no educational function in the classroom" and are often used to play games in class.
More than half of all teachers develop a voice disorder during their lifetime, and female teachers have a significantly higher risk than their male counterparts, research finds.
A New York teacher who ordered his students copies of Frankenstein in protest of curricula changes that focus more on non-fiction reading has been removed from his classes and could lose his job.
A new survey shows that a majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning and enriches the classroom experience for both students and teachers—but most don't think it's effectively implemented in the classroom.