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November 25, 2015

Teachers in Mass. District Aim for Dual Certification to Meet Student-Population Changes

Twenty-one teachers in Milford, Mass., are volunteering to work-off hours to gain dual-certification in English as a second language instruction.

August 31, 2015

Heroic Newtown Teacher Soto Honored With School Name

The Victoria Soto School in Stratford, Conn., was dedicated on August 28.

July 27, 2015

Two Teachers Praised as Heroes in La. Theater Shooting

Local Association of Educators president credits teachers with quick thinking and increased crisis training skills when an active shooter attacked a movie theater in Louisiana.

June 30, 2015

Marva Collins, Famed Chicago Educator, Stressed Potential of Low-Income Students

Marva Collins, who died June 24 at age 78, founded a celebrated independent school known for fostering high achievement in children from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago.

March 23, 2015

Don't Become a Teacher, Advises Award-Winner Nancie Atwell

After receiving the Global Teaching Award, renowned educator Nancie Atwell made remarks discouraging prospective teachers from entering the profession and criticizing the effects the common core has had on education.

March 16, 2015

Nancie Atwell Wins $1 Million Teaching Prize

Nancie Atwell, a language arts teacher from Maine, has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize, sponsored by the Varkey Foundation.

March 10, 2015

Teacher of the Year Candidate Takes Issue With High-Stakes Testing

"Self-reflection is huge, and we don't do enough of that," says Alabama Teacher of the Year Ann Marie Corgill.

February 13, 2015

3 U.S. Teachers Named Finalists for $1 Million Prize

Three U.S. teachers are finalists for the Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes outstanding educators and comes with a $1 million award.

January 12, 2015

New Tony Award to Highlight Top Theater Teachers

A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.

December 01, 2014

RIP David Ruenzel, Teacher Magazine Contributing Writer

A veteran teacher as well as a journalist, he is remembered for having "slipped so deftly into the skin and minds of those he wrote about."

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