Many teachers are taking their students to Washington to witness the inauguration of the 45th president, but some say the divisive nature of the election has made the experience a little different than in previous years.
Two bills introduced by Democratic lawmakers in California call for the state to develop curriculum standards that teach students how to evaluate online news.
A coalition of 175 current and former education deans wrote a "Declaration of Principles" about the value of public education and their hopes for the Trump administration.
This year's four finalists for National Teacher of the Year teach special education, humanities, art, and music.
A new study found that students who received teacher home visits did better on state tests and had better attendance records than students whose homes were not visited.
Netflix will reboot the beloved '90s educational cartoon, "The Magic School Bus," starring eccentric science teacher Ms. Frizzle and her eager students as they embark on out-of-this world field trips.
In podcasts and a public education campaign, State Teacher of the Year awardees share their hopes and advice for schools and students.
A wide variety of issues affected teachers this year. Here are some charts that sum up the state of the teaching profession in 2016.
Lessons from Finland, teaching post-election, and teacher pay all made this year's list of most-read Teaching Now posts.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has asked more than 500 teachers to consider going back to work in a high-poverty school district that struggles to fill teacher vacancies.
Machines are unlikely to ever completely replace teachers, but one researcher writes that technology is poised to automate basic teaching tasks to transform the profession.
In many school districts, the classroom is still a difficult place for LGBT students and teachers, says a report by Human Rights Watch.
A pair of studies presented this month show the results of five-year grant initiatives in two of Virginia's largest school districts to improve student learning in their lowest-performing schools.
How do the winners of this year's Milken Educator Award set up their classrooms for success? 12 teachers and leaders share their advice.
One Georgia school district has hired 10 virtual teachers as a solution to a teacher shortage.
A survey of more than 10,000 teachers by the advocacy group Teaching Tolerance found that most teachers said the divisive election results have negatively impacted the classroom.
Only 20 percent of the professional development offered by districts meets the federal definition of "high quality" under the new Every Student Succeeds Act, according to researchers.
One school district banned teachers from wearing safety pins, which are meant to be a show of support for marginalized groups of people, in the classroom.
A researcher calls for a more nuanced discussion of teacher shortages, rather than a broad-strokes depiction of a national shortage.
Teachers and parents need to work on communication with one another, two recent studies suggest, and that may be especially true when immigrant students or students of color are involved.