What did President Obama discuss in his annual speech to the country? Here's a guide to what teachers should know.


A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.


PBS LearningMedia now offers more than 100,000 digital resources, including common core-aligned videos, interactive learning games, and tools for teachers.


Modern vlog-style adaptations of classic novels may offer a new way to connect students with literature.


This year's nominees to be National Teacher of the Year hail from Alabama, Hawaii, Indiana, and Texas.


Now in its 5th year, Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers recognizes the importance of public school teachers in the nation's capital.


A new study raises question about whether schools should be doing more to teach noncognitive traits.


A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.


In contrast to the conventional wisdom, an estimated 70 percent of teachers stay in the profession after five years, an analysis of federal data shows.


A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.


The Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington have released their entire digitized collection, including hi-resolution images of more than 40,000 objects in the museums' Asian art collections.


As 2015 begins, education experts and journalists offer predictions about the coming year.


Animal ownership may be associated with increased social skills in children with autism, according to a recent study, which might be a win for the class pet.


In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.


Did it get any easier to be a teacher in 2014? (No.)


A new study says that when children are less likely to lie when they understand that telling the truth will be met with happiness from both the inquisitor and the children themselves.


A new report says that many public school teachers could end up with severe gaps in their retirement savings if they aren't granted Social Security coverage by their states.


An AskReddit post has gotten some interesting responses with the question, "Teachers of Reddit, what was the strangest encounter you've had with a student's parents?"


The key to mitigating racial biases in the classroom is for teachers to understand their students' culture, and that starts by understanding students' parents, educators say.


Join Education Week for a discussion of race's role in the classroom, from improving school climate for diverse learners to addressing student culture.


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