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."
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March 19, 2018
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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.
December 19, 2017
In a new podcast series, the 2017 State Teachers of the Year share the moments that have reminded them of the importance of teaching.
December 19, 2017
With microcredentials, technology, and cross-curricular collaboration, this professional-learning program seeks to boost teacher engagement.
December 13, 2017
Chiefs for Changes highlights New Mexico's teacher leadership system as an example of giving teachers a seat at the policymaking table.
November 21, 2017
Elevating the teaching profession, offering financial incentives, and expanding the pool of teacher candidates are among the strategies states are using to bolster their teacher workforces, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
October 26, 2017
The study found that schools with the highest levels of instructional and teacher leadership rank at least 10 percentile points higher in both math and English/language arts on state tests.