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June 27, 2016
In recent months, teachers have been incorporating pop culture phenomena in their classroom in innovative ways to better engage their students.
April 22, 2016
Tom Gilding, a high school English teacher who has gained renown as Mark Twain impersonator, has announced that he is retiring this spring. But only from teaching, not from impersonating Mark Twain.
March 11, 2016
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November 25, 2015
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
The Victoria Soto School in Stratford, Conn., was dedicated on August 28.
July 27, 2015
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, who died June 24 at age 78, founded a celebrated independent school known for fostering high achievement in children from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago.