Sabbaticals are commonplace at the university level, but few and far between for K-12 teachers. This district has offered them for decades.
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As districts across the country have struggled to attract and retain qualified teachers, some school systems are offering new benefits for their employees. Watch the video for a first look at a new Education Week series.
February 15, 2019
The teachers who designed them say that these artworks are more than just decoration—the door collages reflect lessons, values, and black cultural history that the educators want their students to engage with all year round.
April 23, 2018
Artists, educators, and innovators spent a day in Washington discussing how art can solve problems in education.
March 26, 2018
Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.
January 05, 2018
The winners of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award share the best teaching advice they've ever received.
December 08, 2017
Researchers at the University of Missouri will be observing teachers to find out which tactics of flipped instruction work best to improve student outcomes.
November 15, 2017
A new report highlights the outcomes of the American Federation of Teachers' Innovation Fund grants, which support school improvement efforts that are developed collaboratively by teachers and administrators.
November 08, 2017
One organization is working to eliminate the financial burden of having pets in the classroom.
October 03, 2017
A high school science teacher in Poyen, Ark., uses "Phone-a-Friend" cards to match professionals to her students during lab days.