Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
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July 15, 2019
June 20, 2019
A panel of experts—including a national teacher's union president and an official from the Department of Education—discussed how to make teaching a more attractive profession.
June 12, 2019
A growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with these students.
June 06, 2019
A report by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching delivers recommendations for creating a formal system of teacher leadership.
June 04, 2019
A study from the Fordham Institute says while traditional public schools and charter schools serve the same proportion of black students, charters have 35 percent more black teachers.
May 23, 2019
In a survey of educators in an urban Midwest district, 4 in 5 said the witnessed other staff doing things that were morally wrong, while almost half said they themselves had acted in a way that betrayed their values.
May 08, 2019
For educators who have staged strikes and walkouts over the past year and a half, calls to simply thank teachers can feel frustratingly inadequate, they say.
May 03, 2019
Nephron Pharmaceuticals, a drug manufacturing company in West Columbia, S.C., recently hired 650 current and retired teachers through a new program designed to provide educators with additional income.
March 20, 2019
The news that some districts have banned teachers from using DonorsChoose has drawn a wave of reactions from teachers, administrators, and other readers.
March 14, 2019
As teacher-led crowdfunding grows ever more popular, school leaders are starting to voice concerns.