Two teachers in Tampa, Fla., used the demands of testing season to get excused from being on the jury for a murder trial.
Edu-bloggers have had mixed reactions to Nancie Atwell's criticisms of the teaching profession. Some applaud her comments, while others argue that discouraging potential teachers isn't the way to fix the education system.
How teacher Brett Bigham went from being the best in his state to out of a job in less than two years involves months of frayed relations between him and his district.
New Jersey kindergarten teacher Cheryl Meyer used a town hall forum on Tuesday to tell Gov. Chris Christie that her students were picking up on his occasionally impolite language.
Idaho legislators have passed a budget that will increase funding for schools in the state by 7.4 percent and fund a program that will increase teacher salaries over the next five years.
A new report finds that simple factors like classroom lighting and use of color can have a significant impact on student performance.
Teachers have a long history of being hesitant to recommend the teaching profession.
The Project Everyone initiative is asking teachers to submit lesson plans about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals in an effort to create the "World's Largest Lesson."
In Nashville, Bailey Middle Prep tries to keep good teachers like Whitney Bradley in the classroom by turning them into multi-classroom team leaders.
A set of reforms in Finland will require schools to implement extended "phenomenon-based" programs that focus on interdisciplinary lessons rather than traditional subject-area classes.
The departure of One Direction band member Zayn Malik wreaked havoc on a San Antonio teacher's standardized-test preparation.
What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?
Educators often praise the power of modeling in teaching, as in life. We talk about role models for a reason. So consider this question: What would it mean for students if the President of the United States chose not to accept science?
After receiving the Global Teaching Award, renowned educator Nancie Atwell made remarks discouraging prospective teachers from entering the profession and criticizing the effects the common core has had on education.
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers.
A UK child health expert is causing a stir by recommending that teachers tackle girls' body image issues by having boys discuss what they think is attractive.
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.
Nancie Atwell, a language arts teacher from Maine, has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize, sponsored by the Varkey Foundation.
One year after the secretary challenged educators to hold him accountable for the growth of a major teacher-leadership program, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan summarized progress.