The Washington Post published an essay of a California English language arts teacher that caused an uproar after she said Shakespeare's works don't reflect the cultural perspectives her students need to learn.
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July 01, 2015
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Popular podcast series "Serial" inspired an English teacher to change up her class's final exam by asking groups of students to produce their own podcast.
June 12, 2015
An Ohio school district graduated 222 high school valedictorians this year, calling into question value of the title.
March 05, 2015
A survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.
January 05, 2015
In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.
October 26, 2014
After spending two days shadowing high schoolers, one teacher realized how little she knew about what it actually meant to be a student.
October 08, 2014
A study on the "Pygmalion Effect" shows that the higher a teacher's expectations of a student, the more likely they are to succeed in school.
October 03, 2014
After using clips from "Pretty Woman" to explain dress code to female students, a North Dakota high school is getting negative feedback from parents and press.
September 17, 2014
A recent poll shows that high school students are reading just as much as the rest of the population, and sometimes more.
September 06, 2013
If you're a high school teacher and find yourself with 35 minutes to fill, you might want to consider showing renowned German filmmaker Werner Herzog's new documentary about the dangers of texting and driving.