While schools are making bulk purchases of hand sanitizer and face masks, it's less clear if district money will cover all of the other new expenses teachers will encounter this year.
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July 31, 2020
July 24, 2020
New survey data from EdWeek Research Center and Gallup show that teachers are concerned about being exposed to the coronavirus in schools and are weighing whether to return.
July 10, 2020
The debate on whether and how to reopen school buildings has ramped up. This is what the teachers' unions for the five largest school districts have said about going back.
June 30, 2020
While teachers say they miss their students and the normalcy of school, many are apprehensive about returning to in-person instruction amid so much uncertainty.
May 28, 2020
Educators for Excellence asked 600 teachers about instruction during the school shutdowns, their perspectives on remote learning, and concerns for next school year.
March 24, 2020
School districts in Las Vegas, Sacramento, Calif., Fulton County, Ga., and other places have stopped paying their substitutes as school closures stretch on.
March 18, 2020
Now that most states have closed schools in response to the coronavirus, many teachers face the same question: Can we create a classroom community virtually?
February 10, 2020
A new analysis by Grantmakers for Education shows that online crowdfunding requests are on the rise, and the fastest-growing category is for students' basic needs.
November 26, 2019
School districts have "unconscionably and impermissibly shifted operating costs of the classrooms directly on the financial backs of our teachers," the lawsuit alleges.
November 14, 2019
In a "zero-waste classroom," teachers might compost food, invest in a classroom set of dishes, or even make reusable tissues.