Fidgets spinners are supposed to help students sit still and focus. But many teachers say it's having the exact opposite effect.
An analysis by EdChoice found that schools' hiring of teachers has lagged far behind the hiring of non-teachers.
Only 29 percent of K-12 teachers say they have received recognition or praise for doing good work in the last seven days, according to research done in 2013.
A new survey found that teachers in New Orleans have less job satisfaction than before school reforms swept through their school system, but learning environments have improved.
Eighteen-year-old Raven Osborne will receive her bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in early-childhood education this week—but she doesn't graduate from high school until May 22.
In a video, Education Week reporters, editors, and staff members share the K-12 teachers who made a lasting impact on their lives for Teacher Appreciation Week.
A super-majority of educators at St. Hope Public Schools, a four-school charter network in Sacramento, have signed a petition to join a teachers' union.
A musical about a pair of high school sweethearts and the bustling, daily life of high school seniors came to life from one physics teacher's coffee mug of quotes.
A new Education Week special report explores strategies that districts and states are using to improve professional development.
The U.S. secretary of education also told the teachers of the year that her job is to get "Washington out of the way so you can do yours."
The 2016-17 Milken Educator Award recipient shares how her class used a 3-D printer to build a little girl's prosthetic hand.
President Bill Clinton spoke at the partner summit of 100Kin10, a national nonprofit to recruit, prepare, and support 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021.
Education researcher Linda Darling-Hammond's new book, Empowered Educators: How High-Performing Systems Shape Teaching Quality, studies how seven high-performing jurisdictions recruit, develop, and support high-quality teachers.
Sydney Chaffee, who is the first teacher from Massachusetts to win this award, teaches her students about social justice movements.
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world beyond the classroom.
A U.S. educator unpacks the lessons teachers can draw from Finnish classrooms—including the secret to joyful teaching and happier students.
It takes coffee—and some other essentials—to run a classroom. Teachers shared their five must-haves when it comes to classroom organization and enhancing their instruction.
The teacher-training program, which is a free resource for all educators, focuses on preparing teachers to inspire students.
Jim Ryan, the dean of Harvard Graduate School of Education, was just one of the many educators running the race for a cause.
Looking to buy a house? If you're a teacher, affordability options are slim in many cities, according to a new study by the real estate website Trulia.