In a process marred by numerous problems, five first-year teachers in a West Virginia district had to pick numbers from a box to determine which of them would be laid off.
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February 04, 2015
February 02, 2015
This past weekend, "Saturday Night Live" used teaching as fodder for two very different sketches.
January 20, 2015
A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.
January 16, 2015
PBS LearningMedia now offers more than 100,000 digital resources, including common core-aligned videos, interactive learning games, and tools for teachers.
January 15, 2015
Modern vlog-style adaptations of classic novels may offer a new way to connect students with literature.
January 14, 2015
This year's nominees to be National Teacher of the Year hail from Alabama, Hawaii, Indiana, and Texas.
January 13, 2015
Now in its 5th year, Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers recognizes the importance of public school teachers in the nation's capital.
January 12, 2015
A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.
January 09, 2015
In contrast to the conventional wisdom, an estimated 70 percent of teachers stay in the profession after five years, an analysis of federal data shows.
January 08, 2015
A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.