More than 50 teachers named as the 2018 teachers of the year in their states sat down for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, which included some "verbal sparring."
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May 01, 2018
April 16, 2018
The New York Times asked teachers to share what their classroom conditions really look like. Other teachers on social media are doing the same.
March 29, 2017
A national survey found that most teachers don't think state education agencies have sought enough input from teachers in developing their state ESSA plans.
December 29, 2016
In podcasts and a public education campaign, State Teacher of the Year awardees share their hopes and advice for schools and students.
December 15, 2016
In many school districts, the classroom is still a difficult place for LGBT students and teachers, says a report by Human Rights Watch.
August 10, 2016
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.
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.