Twenty-one teachers in Milford, Mass., are volunteering to work off-hours to gain dual-certification in English as a second language instruction.

As our way of expressing gratitude for the hard work educators do, we have compiled some of our favorite inspirational posts from the EdWeek archives into a Storify to serve as a pick-me-up for any teachers who might need an extra boost this time of year the year.

The teachers strike Peters Township, Pa., has become particularly ugly over the past couple weeks, with reports of protesters dropping dead animals along the teachers' picket line.

A new survey finds that Californians show concern about teaching shortages.

For students, waiting on the results of a test isn't always easy, but sometimes it can be emotionally rewarding.

The new law evaluates both teachers' and administrators' performance through the use of multiple rating categories, based on student growth and assessment results.

New reports from Minnesota show that the State Board of Teaching isn't satisfying critics' calls to ease the licensure process for out-of-state teachers.

Peggy Brookins, a former math teacher in Florida, will officially take charge of the NBPTS after serving as interim president and CEO since this past summer.

Now in its fifth year, the Flame Challenge dares scientists to explain the concept of sound to young students.

How can teachers effectively de-escalate conflicts with students?

Starting salaries for North Carolina teachers are now the highest they've ever been, but salaries for established teachers aren't.

Ninety-three percent of teachers say that the prospect of making a difference in students' lives played a critical role in attracting them to the profession, according to a new United Kingdom-based survey.

It's almost Halloween. This is a moment of the year that everyone can enjoy. It's also going to be a week where you see the tangible outcome of poor judgment.

The plan would finance a 100-unit housing complex for educators in the increasingly high-rent city.

What was in the pages of Education Week while Marty McFly was getting set to hoverboard through the future? An argument about the viability of teaching as a profession.

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.

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