At the Memorial to Fallen Educators in Emporia, Kan., a June 21 ceremony honored 10 teachers, administrators, and school staff members who died on the job during the 2017-18 school year.
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June 01, 2018
Melody Herzfeld, a drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, received an award this week for excellence in theater education from the biggest name in Broadway honors: the Tony Awards.
May 24, 2018
Four teachers who have experienced gun violence at school share their stories.
March 14, 2018
Teachers across the country shared their photos and stories from the national school walkouts staged in protest of gun violence.
February 23, 2018
Teachers across the country are joining the #ArmMeWith movement on social media to protest arming classroom teachers with weapons.
February 15, 2018
Some of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., were educators who died protecting their students.
November 28, 2017
To better understand the nature of workplace sexual harassment in schools, Education Week is seeking stories from our readers.
August 29, 2017
After devastating flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey, one teacher started a Facebook group to connect and comfort student readers.
December 15, 2016
In many school districts, the classroom is still a difficult place for LGBT students and teachers, says a report by Human Rights Watch.