August 2016 Archives

A website run by the National Writing Project and PBS member station KQED will publish students' letters to the next president about issues that matter to them.


These teachers work about 13 hours a week at their extra jobs, and an additional 17 hours a week doing school-related work outside the classroom.


The use of exercise equipment in the classroom can improve both student health and learning.


A student teacher in Chicago made a rap video for students to welcome them to school.


Teaching about this year's election is particularly exciting to other teachers, though, given all its historic firsts.


Administrators of a Florida district were forced to reverse mandate that teachers spend 90 minutes a week in group meetings after outcry from union.


A new report by Brookings Institution found that if college graduation rates do not become more equitable and more graduates of color do not consider the teaching profession, it will be more than 50 years before the teacher diversity gap closes.


In Denmark classrooms, teaching empathy is a key part of school curriculum. What lessons can U.S. educators draw about how to develop the skill in their students?


A controversial policy in Utah that allows schools to hire people without a teaching license or experience is now effective, despite outcry.


A new report by the Economic Policy Institute finds that the pay gap for teachers has grown significantly in recent decades.


A new report by the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future sets policy recommendations to improve teaching and learning, 20 years after the original report pushed teaching to the forefront of the education reform movement.


A new study found that when teachers know what they have in common with their black and Latino students, they are more likely to have a positive relationship with them.


The Illinois governor signed a new law that will protect journalism teachers in the state from administrative retaliation for what students publish in the school newspaper.


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