Andria Zafirakou won the award for her work supporting marginalized students in an inner-city borough plagued by gang violence and poverty.
Teachers across the country shared their photos and stories from the national school walkouts staged in protest of gun violence.
In this special series, Education Week reporters explore how teachers work to overcome the challenges of teaching the country's most vulnerable students.
The education secretary tweeted that U.S. education is largely stuck in the industrial era—striking a nerve among teachers on social media.
The four finalists for the 2018 Teacher of the Year come from a diversity of backgrounds, but they are all passionate about one thing: keeping their students safe and healthy.
Teachers across the country are joining the #ArmMeWith movement on social media to protest arming classroom teachers with weapons.
Some of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., were educators who died protecting their students.
Latino teachers say they feel like they serve as role models and act as important resources to their schools, but those responsibilities can come at the detriment of their own professional success.
A new data analytics company helps schools find solutions to turnover and attrition by administering surveys to teachers and coming up with tailored plans.
As Black History Month begins, here are some resources to help every teacher celebrate black voices in the classroom.
What is true and false about the teaching profession? Three educators unpack what they see as the most enduring popular myths about teachers and education.
Ivonne Orozco, the 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year and a Dreamer, was at the State of the Union address this week.
When a no-grades advocate wrote that gradeless classrooms can improve student learning, teachers responded with some excitement and some skepticism.
Recent research finds that school leaders are frequently hiring teachers based on personal referrals, which could have implications for both shortages and diversity gaps.
The national network 100Kin10 has awarded $1 million in grants to five education groups that will work to empower STEM teachers to experiment and fail in the classroom.
Educators say teaching civics in an age of news overload and intense partisan division has become increasingly difficult. Teachers and education experts share some ideas on how to bring civic engagement into the classroom.
When highly effective teachers are given a hybrid role to lead other teachers, their students perform better in math and, to a lesser extent, reading, according to a new study.
The viral arrest of a Louisiana teacher isn't the only time school boards have clashed with parents and educators over free speech.
A video shows the middle school English teacher being handcuffed on the floor and put into a police car after she spoke out against a pay raise for the superintendent at a school board meeting.
The Pew Research Center survey also found that about half of Americans said teachers should more often use teaching methods that help students think critically and problem solve.