The winners of the 2019-2020 Milken Educator Awards reflect on how they invite students' questions about the world and encourage them to share their perspectives.
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Fewer than half of states offer teacher-leaders extra pay and/or other incentives, like a reduction in course load, according to a new analysis by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
June 06, 2019
A report by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching delivers recommendations for creating a formal system of teacher leadership.
March 07, 2019
In this video, Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, talks about how feeling like an outsider informs her teaching, and why she's fighting for immigrant youth.
February 22, 2019
At an event in El Paso, Texas, hundreds of teachers, including many who've received their state's highest recognition, gathered to protest the Trump administration's policy of detaining migrant children and separating them from their parents. See what some teachers had to say.
January 09, 2019
Advocate for education, participate in community organizations, and support other teachers: The 2018-19 Milken Educators share their thoughts on what leadership roles educators should play outside of the classroom.
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.
September 25, 2018
After nine years of faithful blogging for Education Week Teacher, retired educator Nancy Flanagan has written her 500th and final post for the website.
May 01, 2018
More than 50 teachers named as the 2018 teachers of the year in their states sat down for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, which included some "verbal sparring."
March 26, 2018
Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.