Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.
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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.
May 18, 2015
When their principal resigned due to illness earlier this year, the teachers at the rural Athens Community School in Maine came up with a novel idea for leading the school in the future: They would simply (or maybe not so simply) do it themselves.
May 01, 2015
A report from the Center for American Progress highlights six districts that are working teacher voices into the common-core implementation process.
March 13, 2015
One year after the secretary challenged educators to hold him accountable for the growth of a major teacher-leadership program, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan summarized progress.
November 19, 2014
Join us tonight (Wed.) at 8 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat (#ewedchat) on how schools can better support good teaching.
November 13, 2014
In a roundtable conversation, accomplished educators explore the question of what makes a great. And researchers have some ideas of their own.
October 16, 2014
In the latest Education Week Twitter chat, participants rejected the idea that teachers don't have time to take on leadership opportunities.