A science and math coach in Brooklyn, N.Y., won $25,000 for teaching excellence--but the awarding foundation's connection to the Tea Party has since stirred up some controversy.
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October 04, 2010
A new survey making news in England has found that fully 70 percent of British teachers have contemplated quitting because of student-behavior problems. Conducted by a coalition of organizations that includes the National Union of Teachers, the survey also shows more than 90 percent of the 350 teac...
August 13, 2010
Four hundred or so new D.C. teachers are starting the school year amid a climate of controversy as tensions between Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee and the President of the D.C. teachers' union George Parker continue to run high.
August 12, 2010
Tuesday's passage of the edujobs bill did not sit well with everyone, and has some blaming teacher salaries and benefits for the state of the economy.
June 09, 2010
The National Education Association plans on giving its 2010 Friend of the NEA Award to...Diane Ravitch.