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.
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The teacher policy and recruitment group TNTP has announced the four winners of its annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.
May 08, 2015
Phone calls from the Department of Education, posts from students-turned-teachers, and more ways people are showing their appreciation for teachers this week.
May 07, 2015
The late night host, along with the Morgridge Family Foundation and ScanSource, are helping to fund nearly 1,000 projects at more than 375 schools.
May 05, 2015
According to two new surveys, a majority of Americans think K-12 teachers are underappreciated and underpaid, but most teachers are satisfied with their jobs anyway.
April 27, 2015
High school English teacher Shanna Peeples has been named the 2015 National Teacher of the Year.
March 16, 2015
Nancie Atwell, a language arts teacher from Maine, has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize, sponsored by the Varkey Foundation.
March 10, 2015
"Self-reflection is huge, and we don't do enough of that," says Alabama Teacher of the Year Ann Marie Corgill.
February 13, 2015
Three U.S. teachers are finalists for the Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes outstanding educators and comes with a $1 million award.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.