After nine years of faithful blogging for Education Week Teacher, retired educator Nancy Flanagan has written her 500th and final post for the website.
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September 25, 2018
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
Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.
February 05, 2018
What is true and false about the teaching profession? Three educators unpack what they see as the most enduring popular myths about teachers and education.
May 09, 2017
A new survey found that teachers in New Orleans have less job satisfaction than before school reforms swept through their school system, but learning environments have improved.
June 30, 2016
A grant project in Oregon attempts to systematically change school culture by a team of teachers, administrators, and other stakeholders implementing solutions in core areas.
October 10, 2014
A panel of education experts says that the nation's understaffing problem is about retention, not recruitment. The solutions? Better leadership and more freedom for teachers.
September 11, 2014
To fend off corruption, the Chinese government is cracking down on excessive gift-giving during the country's annual celebration of teachers.
November 05, 2013
At a campaign event in Somers Point, N.J., teacher Melissa Tomlinson approached New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and asked why he'd called his state's schools "failure factories."
October 30, 2013
The Washington-based National Council on Teacher Quality released its annual report rounding up states' teacher-evaluation policies, which have become increasingly stringent over the last few years.