Heavy testing in lower grades is causing young teachers to consider leaving the field.
In an effort to increase academic standing internationally, many school districts have decided to extend the upper and lower limits of their compulsory education requirements.
In an article in The Washington Post, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
Young people’s interest in the teaching profession continues to drop.
Jill Schlesinger reports teaching requires dedication, patience and the ability to communicate with students, as well as parents and administrators.
A woman sued her employer, whom she said failed to accommodate her disability. What was her disability? She was a teacher afraid of children.
Teachers in the DC district’s new Family Engagement Partnership visit students’ homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.
The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.
The National Center on Time and Learning, a group that promotes the extended school day, estimates that more than 1500 schools nationally now have additional hours.
Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.
A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality looks at how teachers in the largest districts can maximize salaries. For most, it’s slowly.
Dana Goldstein writes in her new book that teachers are poorly trained to flatten social, racial and economic barriers and their pay is “pathetic”.
Teachers are applauding an evaluation system started by two 23-year-old grads from Yale.
Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
The award focuses on urban schools that are closing the achievement gap between minority and low-income students and their white higher income peers.