November 2016 Archives

A survey of more than 10,000 teachers by the advocacy group Teaching Tolerance found that most teachers said the divisive election results have negatively impacted the classroom.


Only 20 percent of the professional development offered by districts meets the federal definition of "high quality" under the new Every Student Succeeds Act, according to researchers.


One school district banned teachers from wearing safety pins, which are meant to be a show of support for marginalized groups of people, in the classroom.


A researcher calls for a more nuanced discussion of teacher shortages, rather than a broad-strokes depiction of a national shortage.


Teachers and parents need to work on communication with one another, two recent studies suggest, and that may be especially true when immigrant students or students of color are involved.


Education Week will publish the top three short stories about education on its BookMarks blog.


A Scholastic nationally representative survey found that teachers spent $530 of their own money on classroom items—and the amount is much higher for teachers in high-poverty schools.


For nearly 150 Teach for America teachers who have temporary resident status through DACA, the election's outcome signals an unknown future.


Teachers are grappling with how to discuss the end of a divisive election with their students.


The report found that black teachers across the country feel a tension between their connection with black students and their desire to teach all populations of students.


A new study suggests that teachers' perceptions of girls' math abilities may contribute to the gender gap in that subject.


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