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March 14, 2018

Teachers Share Their Experiences on #NationalWalkoutDay

Teachers across the country shared their photos and stories from the national school walkouts staged in protest of gun violence.

February 01, 2018

N.M. Teacher of the Year, a Dreamer, Attended Trump's State of the Union. Here's Her Story

Ivonne Orozco, the 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year and a Dreamer, was at the State of the Union address this week.

July 20, 2017

States' Top Teachers Went to Capitol Hill to Lobby for Education

Dozens of state teachers of the year met with U.S. representatives and senators to lobby for education issues, including preserving the federal money that goes to teacher professional development.

July 18, 2017

Here Are 10 Policy Lessons Teachers Should Know

The founder of Teach-Plus shared 10 lessons for teachers who want to get involved in policymaking. Maybe most importantly: "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu."

July 17, 2017

Few Teachers of the Year Support School Vouchers

A membership survey from the National Network of State Teachers of the Year found that teachers want accountability measures for charter schools and private schools that receive federal funds.

July 07, 2017

What Makes a Teacher of the Year Run for Political Office?

The 2016 Arizona Teacher of the Year is running for state Senate. Other state teachers of the year who have also sought office share their advice and lessons learned.

February 16, 2017

Austin District Warns Teachers Not to Talk to Students About Immigration Raids

Some teachers had been giving their students resources about how to best respond to immigration enforcement authorities.

February 08, 2017

For Some Educators, Dystopian Literature Takes On New Meaning in Classrooms

Dystopian literature sales have skyrocketed in recent weeks, in part because of the current political climate. How should educators use these classics in the classroom?

January 19, 2017

Mich. Teacher Sparks Outrage by Refusing to Show Inauguration Speech in Class

Other educators have issued guidance for teachers when showing the inauguration in class.

January 18, 2017

Teachers Are Among the Crowd Headed to Trump Inauguration, March

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.

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