In this special series, Education Week reporters explore how teachers work to overcome the challenges of teaching the country's most vulnerable students.
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March 13, 2018
November 14, 2017
The recent string of sexual assault allegations against high-profile men and the #MeToo movement are spurring lots of discussions outside and inside of classrooms. How should teachers respond?
October 19, 2017
An analysis of international survey data found that increasing teacher pay is not enough to convince high-achieving students to enter the profession.
October 03, 2017
A high school science teacher in Poyen, Ark., uses "Phone-a-Friend" cards to match professionals to her students during lab days.
May 08, 2017
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.
April 19, 2017
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world beyond the classroom.
August 01, 2016
The Illinois governor signed a new law that will protect journalism teachers in the state from administrative retaliation for what students publish in the school newspaper.
June 27, 2016
In recent months, teachers have been incorporating pop culture phenomena in their classroom in innovative ways to better engage their students.
June 03, 2016
An Atlanta Journal-Constitution column interviewed teens about their resentments in school—and found they hate group work and when teachers allow students to commandeer classroom discussions.
April 26, 2016
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.