A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
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February 12, 2015
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Teachers in San Francisco Catholic schools will be required to refrain from publicly supporting homosexuality and other "gravely evil" activities denounced by the church, according to a recent announcement.
February 05, 2015
A bill under consideration by the Kansas Senate would remove an exemption protecting teachers from prosecution for providing "harmful" materials to minors.
February 05, 2015
Black History Month gives science and math teachers an opportunity to focus on black STEM leaders who are often overlooked and underrecognized.
February 04, 2015
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.
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.