The bill would have given public school teachers at least six weeks of paid maternity leave.
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October 14, 2019
October 10, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's story about being forced out of her teaching job for being visibly pregnant exposes what had been a widespread practice through the 1970s.
October 08, 2019
Teach For America participants are more likely to attribute differences in student outcomes to societal inequities and less likely to support vouchers and charter schools than applicants to the program who didn't make the final cut, a new study finds.
October 08, 2019
Since 2015, 30 states have walked back one or more of their teacher-evaluation reforms, according to a new report by the National Council on Teacher Quality.
September 25, 2019
A new study offers insight into the experiences of teachers of color, and offers advice to principals and district leaders who are working to keep them.
September 06, 2019
The Department of Education has denied 99 percent of applications for public service loan forgiveness under a temporary expanded program funded by Congress, a report finds.
August 08, 2019
"Traveling" or "floating" teachers often have to load up their teaching supplies in a cart and go from classroom to classroom. Here are some tips to make the best of it.
July 24, 2019
In the new season of Netflix's Queer Eye, the Fab Five paid a visit to Kathleen Dooley, a long-time music director in Van Ness' hometown.
July 15, 2019
Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
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.