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January 05, 2015

In South Korea, Celebrity Teachers Pulling in Millions

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

Role Reversal Shows Teacher What It Means to Be a Student

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

Study: 'Pygmalion Effect' Links Teacher Expectations to Student Success

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

Talking About Dress Codes? Avoid 'Pretty Woman'

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

Survey: Death of High Schoolers' Reading Habits Greatly Exaggerated

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

Herzog Film on Texting and Driving Coming to High Schools

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.

April 23, 2013

Amazon T.V. Pilot Shoots for the Hungover Teacher Demographic

In "Those Who Can't," a new comedy pilot from Amazon, three high school teachers face a common foe: a high school lacrosse player.

February 12, 2013

Special Ed. Teacher's Anti-Gay Remarks Spark Firestorm

An Indiana special education teacher who is part of a Christian group that wants to ban LGBT students from the high school prom told a local T.V. station that she doesn't believe gays have a "purpose in life."

February 08, 2013

Are Schools 'Boy-Averse'?

A new research study looks at why boys tend to get lower grades than girls.

October 31, 2012

Documentary Explores 'Place-Based' Learning

I finally had a chance to watch a documentary I've been meaning to get to for several months now called "Schools That Change Communities."

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