The Council of Chief State School Officers has named high school English teacher Sean McComb, of Maryland, the 2014 National Teacher of the Year. He is one of the youngest teachers to win the award.
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April 30, 2014
April 20, 2014
Are teachers in the most miserable profession? A lot of other professions have put in a claim, too.
April 17, 2014
A former Teach For America teacher says he's tired of being attacked as someone who's opposed to public education and teachers.
April 09, 2014
In a fast-moving panel discussion Monday, a group of educators joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in an effort meant to convince attendees on the merits of teaching.
April 08, 2014
A Santa Monica teacher reportedly confronted a student about drugs, and has since been suspended after a fight broke out.
April 02, 2014
Mark Sass, a "hybrid" teacher outside of Denver, says that state policymakers and teachers' unions need to do a whole lot more to foster the growth of teacher-leadership positions in schools. Jack Schneider, an assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, argues that policymakers need to give current teachers more credit for their educational attainments than they are accustomed to doing lately.
March 25, 2014
If you're a teacher who's struggling or someone who supports teachers who are struggling, please join us Wednesday evening for a live web chat with Meenoo Rami, author of the recently published book "Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching."
March 17, 2014
This final installment of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference looks at some of the fears underlying the teaching profession.
March 15, 2014
In part two of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference, a snapshot of what teachers are actually learning.
March 07, 2014
The numbers are a drastic increase from a previous survey in 2010.