A new study from ACT Inc. shows that fewer students are interested in the teaching profession than just a few years ago.
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April 21, 2015
April 07, 2015
A new report finds that simple factors like classroom lighting and use of color can have a significant impact on student performance.
March 20, 2015
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers.
January 20, 2015
A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.
November 19, 2014
Join us tonight (Wed.) at 8 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat (#ewedchat) on how schools can better support good teaching.
October 10, 2014
A panel of education experts says that the nation's understaffing problem is about retention, not recruitment. The solutions? Better leadership and more freedom for teachers.
October 01, 2014
A new report looks at what are supposedly the best and worst states for teacher working conditions, but misses some finer details.
September 12, 2014
On average, teachers in the United States spend more hours in the classroom than their international counterparts, without apparent salary gains to show for it, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's annual Education-at-a-Glance report.
September 11, 2014
To fend off corruption, the Chinese government is cracking down on excessive gift-giving during the country's annual celebration of teachers.
August 22, 2014
In a PBS segment, Harvard education-innovation expert Tony Wagner said he likes the idea of teacher-led schools but suggested that teachers generally haven't acquired the education-management knowledge or vision to create truly transformative schools.