A Syracuse high school is serving as a case study for how apparent glitches in an evaluation system can affect teacher moraleand potentially jeopardize teachers' careers.
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October 15, 2013
October 08, 2013
Among its other reverberations in the ed world, the government shutdown has made life particularly complicated for U.S. Department of Defense teachers.
October 07, 2013
Nearly every teacher in the U.S. now knows about the Common Core State Standards, and 73 percent of math, English, science, and social studies teachers in states that have adopted them say they are enthusiastic about their implementation, according to a new survey.
October 04, 2013
A classic 2011 story from the satirical news site The Onion has aptly resurfaced this week: "Emergency Team of 8th-Grade Civics Teachers Dispatched to Washington."
October 04, 2013
The "status" of teachers varies widely across countries, according to a new survey, with teachers in China having the highest social standing of those countries measured.
October 02, 2013
A recently-published study found that teachers are more likely to be diagnosed with speech and language disorders.
September 18, 2013
In an amusing yet possibly telling article in Slate, Dahlia Lithwick describes the "inexorable decline of the American parent"--using her own failure to comprehend, well, much of anything while at back-to-school night for her son as her primary example.
September 12, 2013
Due to Internet filtering at his school, esteemed educator Rafe Esquith could not access the webinar he was presenting from his classroom. What does this say about schools' use of technology and the lack of professionalism we grant teachers?
September 11, 2013
Ilana Garon wrote a book! "Why Do Only White People Get Abducted by Aliens?: Teaching Lessons from the Bronx" is a series of stories about her first few years as a public high school teacher.
September 04, 2013
With a show of hands last night, Seattle teachers voted to approve a new two-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike and ensuring that students returned to school on time today.