In many school districts, the classroom is still a difficult place for LGBT students and teachers, says a report by Human Rights Watch.
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April 20, 2016
The proposed law is meant to increase the public's respect for the teaching profession in Argentina.
April 08, 2016
Teachers would have the authority to remove any student deemed a safety threat, under a proposed bill by Minnesota lawmakers.
April 05, 2016
Amid a recent rise in sexual misconduct cases involving teachers, the Clark County school district in Nevada is looking to implement a policy that restricts digital communication between students and teachers.
December 04, 2015
Teachers in the San Bernardino, Calif., sought to make classrooms as normal as possible for students this week, following the mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday.
August 31, 2015
The Victoria Soto School in Stratford, Conn., was dedicated on August 28.
September 19, 2014
The months-long spread of the Ebola virus has shuttered schools across western Africa, leaving many teachers' livelihoods in jeopardy.
August 19, 2014
Here's how teachers around the country are responding to the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo.
January 16, 2014
In a scenario that is becoming increasingly familiar, a teacher in New Mexico is being praised this week for putting his life on the line to protect students from an armed assailant. The incident has prompted additional concern about whether teachers receive adequate training in handling crisis situations like school shootings.
November 14, 2013
In anticipation of the one-year anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 students and six teachers were killed by an intruder last December, former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) has collaborated with a victim's mother and a teacher to write an anti-violence lesson plan for schools.