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April 09, 2014

Why Teach? Here Are the Best Answers Experts Could Give

In a fast-moving panel discussion Monday, a group of educators joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in an effort meant to convince attendees on the merits of teaching.

April 08, 2014

Teacher's Suspension After Wrestling Student Sparks Controversy

A Santa Monica teacher reportedly confronted a student about drugs, and has since been suspended after a fight broke out.

April 02, 2014

Educators Envision a Less Flat, More Respected Teaching Profession

Mark Sass, a "hybrid" teacher outside of Denver, says that state policymakers and teachers' unions need to do a whole lot more to foster the growth of teacher-leadership positions in schools. Jack Schneider, an assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, argues that policymakers need to give current teachers more credit for their educational attainments than they are accustomed to doing lately.

March 25, 2014

How to Thrive in Teaching: One Educator's Journey

If you're a teacher who's struggling or someone who supports teachers who are struggling, please join us Wednesday evening for a live web chat with Meenoo Rami, author of the recently published book "Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching."

March 17, 2014

What's So Hard About Teaching 3rd Grade?

This final installment of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference looks at some of the fears underlying the teaching profession.

March 15, 2014

Teaching and Learning and Writing and Exhaustion

In part two of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference, a snapshot of what teachers are actually learning.

March 07, 2014

British Teachers Average 60-Hour Work Week, Surpassing U.S.

The numbers are a drastic increase from a previous survey in 2010.

March 05, 2014

Understanding the 'Science' of Teacher Hiring

Education Week Top School Jobs is holding a virtual career fair, with presentations on professional development and teacher-candidate selection.

February 26, 2014

Teachers at Chicago School Plan Boycott of State Test

Teachers at an elementary school in Chicago have made the bold move of announcing that they will refuse to administer state-mandated standardized tests that are scheduled to start next week.

February 11, 2014

Teachers Dress Down to Protest Salaries

Teachers at a high school in Fairfax County, Va., have taken to protesting district salary squeezes in a way that could be described as highly casual. Literally.

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