School districts in the Washington, D.C., metro area are encouraging workers affected by the government shutdown to apply for open positions.
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January 11, 2019
November 28, 2018
In an exclusive interview with Education Week, the nationally recognized teacher who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives discusses why she decided to run and her priorities as a new lawmaker.
August 22, 2018
"Local rules generally dictate what actually occurs in our classrooms, and in my experience, it's also where educators are most often left out," writes Mandy Manning.
July 17, 2018
"Teachers are nation-builders," said Hayes, a former history teacher in Waterbury, Conn., who is running as a Democrat for an open seat in Connecticut's fifth congressional district.
June 19, 2018
On social media and at protests, teachers have raised concerns about the lasting psychological effect of this new immigration policy on children.
April 16, 2018
The New York Times asked teachers to share what their classroom conditions really look like. Other teachers on social media are doing the same.
March 26, 2018
Education Week asked educators in attendance at Saturday's "March for Our Lives" how their schools have been affected by gun violence and how they felt about calls to arm teachers.
March 14, 2018
Teachers across the country shared their photos and stories from the national school walkouts staged in protest of gun violence.
February 01, 2018
Ivonne Orozco, the 2018 New Mexico Teacher of the Year and a Dreamer, was at the State of the Union address this week.
July 20, 2017
Dozens of state teachers of the year met with U.S. representatives and senators to lobby for education issues, including preserving the federal money that goes to teacher professional development.