Another year, another example of teachers spending hundreds of their own dollars on classroom supplies.
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September 02, 2014
August 27, 2014
Two new books out this fall on teaching and teacher policy may reflect a shift in thinking about school reform.
August 22, 2014
In a PBS segment, Harvard education-innovation expert Tony Wagner said he likes the idea of teacher-led schools but suggested that teachers generally haven't acquired the education-management knowledge or vision to create truly transformative schools.
August 21, 2014
A superintendent in an Illinois district said that parents complained about teachers interjecting their own opinions into class discussions of the protests roiling nearby Ferguson, Mo.
August 11, 2014
The prolific comedian and actor, and star of "Dead Poets Society," was found dead at his home Monday night.
July 28, 2014
Kaufman's 1965 novel Up the Down Staircase depicted teaching in New York City public schools without any glamour or rose-colored glasses, earning her rave reviews from teachers in the school system.
July 23, 2014
D.C. may be one of the best places for career teachers in search of high pay, a new report says, while South Dakota is unquestionably the worst.
July 18, 2014
To bolster teacher quality, schools systems desperately need to institute variable pay structures that reward educators based on performance and challenging assignments, according to a report released this week by TNTP, a prominent nonprofit teacher-recruitment and policy organization.
June 25, 2014
Western Governors University Teachers College is an online degree program that costs $6,000 a year, and it's ranked the best secondary-education program for teachers in the country.
June 18, 2014
"One is seldom comforted by knowing when one has had some effect," Tolkien wrote to a new teacher in a recently discovered letter.