In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Education Week has collected quotes from celebrities and other prominent figures about the impact teachers have made on their lives.
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May 07, 2018
February 12, 2018
A new data analytics company helps schools find solutions to turnover and attrition by administering surveys to teachers and coming up with tailored plans.
December 21, 2017
Handwritten letters, homemade crafts, personalized songs—for most teachers, the best gifts don't come with a price tag.
September 07, 2017
The Twilight Awards will honor teachers, parents, principals, and students who convey leadership, the popular Chicago musician announced.
June 09, 2017
From standing all day to holding your bladder for an hour to grading papers, high school English teacher Trevor Muir shares the reasons why teaching is so tiring—and why it's all worth it.
May 09, 2017
Only 29 percent of K-12 teachers say they have received recognition or praise for doing good work in the last seven days, according to research done in 2013.
May 04, 2017
In a video, Education Week reporters, editors, and staff members share the K-12 teachers who made a lasting impact on their lives for Teacher Appreciation Week.
April 27, 2017
The U.S. secretary of education also told the teachers of the year that her job is to get "Washington out of the way so you can do yours."
April 20, 2017
Sydney Chaffee, who is the first teacher from Massachusetts to win this award, teaches her students about social justice movements.
March 20, 2017
Maggie MacDonnell won the award for her work helping students in a rural, isolated community plagued by high suicide rates among teenagers.