In a new study from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, students whose teachers underwent a professional-development program challenging the "myth of the math person" scored higher on an assessment of math ability.
"Teachers are nation-builders," said Hayes, a former history teacher in Waterbury, Conn., who is running as a Democrat for an open seat in Connecticut's fifth congressional district.
Black students are underrepresented in teacher-preparation programs at most colleges and universities, according to a new analysis by the Urban Institute.
At the Memorial to Fallen Educators in Emporia, Kan., a June 21 ceremony honored 10 teachers, administrators, and school staff members who died on the job during the 2017-18 school year.
The 2017-18 cohort of "Peace Teachers" with the United States Institute of Peace helped students apply strategies for addressing global conflict to problems in their communities.
Students whose teachers viewed their parents as less engaged in their schooling had lower grade point averages and were less likely to be recommended for advanced courses, according to a new study.
On social media and at protests, teachers have raised concerns about the lasting psychological effect of this new immigration policy on children.
In a study of eight schools in Florida, 3rd grade teachers who reported more symptoms of depression spent less time in whole-group instruction and in preparing students for lessons.
Teachers and students: How do lockdowns and drills feel different in the weeks and months after school shootings?
Countries that score highest on an international measure of student achievement tend to have these three things in common when it comes to professional development for teachers.
In areas where the cost of living is rising, many teachers worry about covering their expenses. A new study of San Francisco teachers finds that this economic anxiety is linked with higher rates of missing work and leaving the profession altogether.
Melody Herzfeld, a drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, received an award this week for excellence in theater education from the biggest name in Broadway honors: the Tony Awards.
Four teachers who have experienced gun violence at school share their stories.
The deadly school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas last week claimed the lives of two educators, in addition to eight students.
Immersive reality is slowly creeping into the classroom. How can teachers make the technology work for student learning?
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Education Week has collected quotes from celebrities and other prominent figures about the impact teachers have made on their lives.
President Donald Trump hosted a reception for the teachers of the year in the White House on Wednesday, telling them that they play a "vital role" in the success of the nation.
More than 50 teachers named as the 2018 teachers of the year in their states sat down for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, which included some "verbal sparring."
A new social-media campaign has prompted backlash from educators concerned about negative perceptions of their profession.
The study measured responses from about 100 teachers from a single district, and found that 93 percent experienced high levels of stress in their profession.