A study from the Fordham Institute says while traditional public schools and charter schools serve the same proportion of black students, charters have 35 percent more black teachers.
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May 08, 2019
For educators who have staged strikes and walkouts over the past year and a half, calls to simply thank teachers can feel frustratingly inadequate, they say.
May 03, 2019
Nephron Pharmaceuticals, a drug manufacturing company in West Columbia, S.C., recently hired 650 current and retired teachers through a new program designed to provide educators with additional income.
March 20, 2019
The news that some districts have banned teachers from using DonorsChoose has drawn a wave of reactions from teachers, administrators, and other readers.
March 14, 2019
As teacher-led crowdfunding grows ever more popular, school leaders are starting to voice concerns.
December 14, 2018
Some called 2018 the "year of the teacher." Here's a review of the research that encapsulates a milestone year for the teaching profession.
December 06, 2018
Dozens of coaches and administrators gathered to address tactics for hiring and retaining millennial teachers—and with an eye toward avoiding stereotypes.
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.
June 13, 2018
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