The Illinois governor signed a new law that will protect journalism teachers in the state from administrative retaliation for what students publish in the school newspaper.
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July 25, 2016
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July 22, 2016
Six state teachers of the year traveled to Finland to see how one of the world's top education systems treats its teachers.
July 01, 2016
Researchers found that in classrooms where teachers were feeling more burned out, students' stress levels were higher.
June 30, 2016
TeacherMatch, a company that claims its software program can predict how effective teacher candidates will be in the classroom, was acquired by a larger company as more school districts use data to hire effective teachers.
June 27, 2016
In recent months, teachers have been incorporating pop culture phenomena in their classroom in innovative ways to better engage their students.
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.
June 03, 2016
An Atlanta Journal-Constitution column interviewed teens about their resentments in school—and found they hate group work and when teachers allow students to commandeer classroom discussions.
May 27, 2016
The National Geographic Bee contest was designed to get students engaged in geography—only 27 percent of 8th graders nationwide are proficient in the subject.