With a show of hands last night, Seattle teachers voted to approve a new two-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike and ensuring that students returned to school on time today.
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September 04, 2013
August 21, 2013
Two national polls released this week come to different conclusions about whether the public supports incorporating standardized test scores into teachers' evaluations.
August 16, 2013
The Guardian asked a few teachers in the United Kingdom to weigh in on their efforts to achieve work-life balance.
August 15, 2013
It's the start of the school year. And Education Week wants to see what back-to-school looks like through your eyes.
August 08, 2013
In a recent Wall Street Journal piece, Amanda Ripley writes about a "rock star" teacher in South Korea who makes $4 million a year.
August 06, 2013
Four teachers recently shipped off on a sea adventure, tagging along with scientists conducting research for NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
August 01, 2013
K-12 teachers in the U.S. tend to become less engaged in their work after their first year, according to a new Gallup poll.
July 30, 2013
It's a hard time to be a teacher in Chicago. Ten days ago, to the surprise of its employees, the Chicago public school district laid off more than 1,000 teachers and about 1,100 support staff members.
July 25, 2013
An educator charges that teachers who are active on Twitter and other social-media outlets are better informed and quicker to assimilate new ideas than are their less connected peers.
July 22, 2013
A former teacher says that teacher-preparation programs should be modeled after medical schools.