The news that some districts have banned teachers from using DonorsChoose has drawn a wave of reactions from teachers, administrators, and other readers.
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March 20, 2019
March 14, 2019
As teacher-led crowdfunding grows ever more popular, school leaders are starting to voice concerns.
December 14, 2018
Some called 2018 the "year of the teacher." Here's a review of the research that encapsulates a milestone year for the teaching profession.
December 06, 2018
Dozens of coaches and administrators gathered to address tactics for hiring and retaining millennial teachers—and with an eye toward avoiding stereotypes.
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.
June 13, 2018
In a study of eight schools in Florida, 3rd grade teachers who reported more symptoms of depression spent less time in whole-group instruction and in preparing students for lessons.
May 24, 2018
Four teachers who have experienced gun violence at school share their stories.
May 01, 2018
A new social-media campaign has prompted backlash from educators concerned about negative perceptions of their profession.
April 26, 2018
The study measured responses from about 100 teachers from a single district, and found that 93 percent experienced high levels of stress in their profession.
April 23, 2018
After over 20 years of researching student achievement, John Hattie points to teacher mindsets and expertise as the biggest factors in improving learning outcomes.