A day meant for appreciating educators has sparked controversy and some skepticism, largely in connection with ongoing debates around teacher pay, underfunded school systems, and student testing, to name a few.
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Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.
April 28, 2016
Jahana Hayes, a history teacher with a strong focus on service learning, said her passion for education stems from her own disadvantaged background.
April 26, 2016
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.
April 22, 2016
Tom Gilding, a high school English teacher who has gained renown as Mark Twain impersonator, has announced that he is retiring this spring. But only from teaching, not from impersonating Mark Twain.
April 21, 2016
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 note, but millions of Americans didn't know who she was.
April 20, 2016
The proposed law is meant to increase the public's respect for the teaching profession in Argentina.
April 18, 2016
A majority of teachers say evaluation systems based on student test scores have deteriorated their relationships with parents, students, administrators and other teachers, according to a new survey.
April 15, 2016
A researcher examined the effects of an iPad-based intervention, as compared to a traditional paper-pencil approach, on 2nd graders' achievement and engagement in mathematics.
April 12, 2016
A University of Arizona event that's designed to get high school seniors interested in becoming math teachers has been scrapped this year because educators were reluctant to recommend the profession to their students.