In a "zero-waste classroom," teachers might compost food, invest in a classroom set of dishes, or even make reusable tissues.


Education Week has been reporting on civics education for 18 months. Now, we distill our core insights for you.


Teachers in Little Rock, Ark., will be on the picket lines Thursday for only the second time in the school district's history.


Most students don't aspire to careers that will require calculus, so high schools must create sequences of math courses that reflect the wide variety of young people's occupational goals, a math advocacy group argues in a new report.


EdReports, the nonprofit curriculum reviewer, released its first reviews of foundational reading and writing skills programs—and all five of the materials assessed failed to reach the evaluator's highest standard.


In the wake of falling reading scores on the test known as the Nation's Report Card, 12 major education groups are calling on schools to adopt evidence-based reading instruction.


In a recent video message, transgender teachers urge school leaders to make schools more welcoming by examining their own biases and implementing inclusive policies.


Funding from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Endowment for the Humanities will finance an effort to strengthen content and teaching in the subjects. But the project will need to sidestep the issues that sank a 1994 effort.


The Chicago Teachers Union has reached a deal with the district to make up five of the 11 missed instructional days and end the strike.


Mathematics Vision Project has dismissed the lawsuit after the surprising move the company made this summer to take legal action against one of its most vocal parent critics.


The Chicago Teachers Union delegates approved a tentative agreement, but will remain on strike until the mayor agrees they can make up the missed days.


EdReports, the nonprofit curriculum reviewer, is shining a spotlight on early reading—the group announced that it will start releasing evaluations of supplemental phonics programs for K-2.


The latest scores from the the nation's report card were just released and things aren't looking good for the country's young readers. But what do the results say about how reading should be taught?


Fewer than half of states offer teacher-leaders extra pay and/or other incentives, like a reduction in course load, according to a new analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality.


Union leaders are holding civil disobedience training sessions as negotiations with the city stall.


The former first lady's voter registration initiative is launching a series of training sessions across the country that will help educators ensure that students are registered to vote.


Teachers are the experts of the classroom, so they should be empowered to lead professional development, educators said at a forum that included the two national teachers' union presidents.


A new report outlines danger signs of censorship at student-run newspapers.


About 25,000 educators in Chicago are expected to go on strike Thursday.


The bill would have given public school teachers at least six weeks of paid maternity leave.


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