In this video, Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, talks about how feeling like an outsider informs her teaching, and why she's fighting for immigrant youth.
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At an event in El Paso, Texas, hundreds of teachers, including many who've received their state's highest recognition, gathered to protest the Trump administration's policy of detaining migrant children and separating them from their parents. See what some teachers had to say.
January 09, 2019
Advocate for education, participate in community organizations, and support other teachers: The 2018-19 Milken Educators share their thoughts on what leadership roles educators should play outside of the classroom.
November 28, 2018
In an exclusive interview with Education Week, the nationally recognized teacher who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives discusses why she decided to run and her priorities as a new lawmaker.
September 25, 2018
After nine years of faithful blogging for Education Week Teacher, retired educator Nancy Flanagan has written her 500th and final post for the website.
May 01, 2018
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."
March 26, 2018
Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.
March 19, 2018
Andria Zafirakou won the award for her work supporting marginalized students in an inner-city borough plagued by gang violence and poverty.
January 12, 2018
When highly effective teachers are given a hybrid role to lead other teachers, their students perform better in math and, to a lesser extent, reading, according to a new study.
January 05, 2018
The winners of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award share the best teaching advice they've ever received.