The four state teachers of the year spoke to Education Week Teacher about their passion for teaching, arts education and STEM, and their hopes of working with the new administration.
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December 29, 2016
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December 08, 2016
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August 26, 2016
A student teacher in Chicago made a rap video for students to welcome them to school.
June 24, 2016
Two researchers compiled a literature review of 12 years of studies and reports on teacher leadership, drawing conclusions about what it means to be a teacher leader.
January 29, 2016
Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.
January 28, 2016
Both of McAuliffe's children are now teachers as well.
November 09, 2015
Peggy Brookins, a former math teacher in Florida, will officially take charge of the NBPTS after serving as interim president and CEO since this past summer.
May 29, 2015
The teacher policy and recruitment group TNTP has announced the four winners of its annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.