A new report by the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future sets policy recommendations to improve teaching and learning, 20 years after the original report pushed teaching to the forefront of the education reform movement.
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April 05, 2016
Amid a recent rise in sexual misconduct cases involving teachers, the Clark County school district in Nevada is looking to implement a policy that restricts digital communication between students and teachers.
March 06, 2015
A N.Y. elementary school is telling students to spend time with their families and play more instead of doing homework, but some parents are resisting the changes.
February 05, 2015
A bill under consideration by the Kansas Senate would remove an exemption protecting teachers from prosecution for providing "harmful" materials to minors.
November 14, 2014
A recent study identifies the problems facing LGBT students and presents steps that teachers can take to make the school environment more welcoming.
October 23, 2014
A Washington state school district has removed swings from its playgrounds, hoping to improve safety during playtime.
October 17, 2014
A recent poll shows that students wish they could use technology in the classrooms more often, while a second study suggests that for students who multitask often, having phones around may not be a distraction.
October 10, 2014
A panel of education experts says that the nation's understaffing problem is about retention, not recruitment. The solutions? Better leadership and more freedom for teachers.
October 03, 2014
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.
January 21, 2014
The state's department of education is creating a rule that will make teachers accountable for students who might be absent for the first several weeks of the school year.