A study by RTI International and Johns Hopkins University found evidence that teachers' assumptions and biases about their students' families can change after visiting their homes.
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January 04, 2018
The four finalists for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year are: a sign language teacher, an elementary art teacher, a teacher to immigrant and refugee students, and a teacher for the Department of Defense.
December 21, 2017
Studies on teacher effectiveness, lessons from Finland, and 'The Magic School Bus' all made this year's list of most-read Teaching Now posts.
December 21, 2017
Handwritten letters, homemade crafts, personalized songs—for most teachers, the best gifts don't come with a price tag.
December 20, 2017
Here are some charts that sum up the state of the teaching profession in 2017, from working hours to student behavior.
December 19, 2017
With microcredentials, technology, and cross-curricular collaboration, this professional-learning program seeks to boost teacher engagement.
December 13, 2017
Chiefs for Changes highlights New Mexico's teacher leadership system as an example of giving teachers a seat at the policymaking table.
November 28, 2017
To better understand the nature of workplace sexual harassment in schools, Education Week is seeking stories from our readers.
November 21, 2017
Elevating the teaching profession, offering financial incentives, and expanding the pool of teacher candidates are among the strategies states are using to bolster their teacher workforces, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.