Peter Tabichi, who has led his students in a remote, rural area of Kenya to win national recognition in science, is the fifth educator to win the annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize.
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The deadly school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas last week claimed the lives of two educators, in addition to eight students.
April 20, 2018
The 2018 National Teacher of the Year is Mandy Manning, an English and math teacher to refugee and immigrant students in Washington state.
March 26, 2018
Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.
March 19, 2018
Andria Zafirakou won the award for her work supporting marginalized students in an inner-city borough plagued by gang violence and poverty.
February 15, 2018
Some of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., were educators who died protecting their students.
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.
January 04, 2018
The four finalists for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year are: a sign language teacher, an elementary art teacher, a teacher to immigrant and refugee students, and a teacher for the Department of Defense.
December 21, 2017
A New Jersey teacher raised thousands of dollars to help her students celebrate the holidays.
November 20, 2017
From Texas to Puerto Rico, here is how teachers have stepped up to help students during and in the aftermath of hurricanes.