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.
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May 09, 2017
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.
February 27, 2017
Mahershala Ali, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, is among the award winners who thanked teachers in their acceptance speeches.
January 09, 2017
This year's four finalists for National Teacher of the Year teach special education, humanities, art, and music.
September 26, 2016
Teacher Appreciation Day isn't until May, but instances of students showing their appreciation to teachers in the meantime have gone viral.
May 13, 2016
Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade teacher from Somerset, N.J., beat out his fellow finalists on Friday to become the tournament champion, taking home the $100,000 prize.
May 13, 2016
The Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament, a two-week competition featuring 15 teachers, ends tonight and the competition is heating up.