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National Teacher of the Year

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Chris Minnich | Posted 08.11.2015 | Education
Chris Minnich

We entrust teachers with our most precious asset, and the challenges they face daily would stretch anyone's emotional and physical capacity.

Rebecca Klein

Now Is The Time To Go Into Education 'If You Want To Make A Difference,' Says Teacher Of The Year | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

The 2015 National Teacher of the Year said she thinks now is a great time to into education, even though she acknowledged many challenges educators to...

Texas English Teacher Named National Teacher Of The Year

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- A high school English teacher in Texas who works with students facing poverty and traumas related to their immigration to the U...

Teaching Students, Not Subjects: Why We Need a Deeper Learning Approach

Sean McComb | Posted 11.25.2014 | Education
Sean McComb

Our investment in deeper learning for our children returns to students the preparation that the future demands and the education that they deserve.

Obama Salutes Science Teacher For Major Award

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama honored finalists Tuesday for the 2013 National Teacher of the Year award and saluted the winner, a Washingt...

National Teacher Of The Year Named

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

SEATTLE -- A Washington state science teacher who helped transform his small school into a place where nearly every student graduates with some colleg...

All Hands on Deck for Community Schools

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.10.2012 | Education
Martin J. Blank

At a time when some education reformers argue that only high test scores matter, the rise of the community school movement offers a crucial counterpoint.

Joy Resmovits

Jill Biden Honors National Teacher Of The Year Finalists At D.C. Reception | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.24.2012 | Education

Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th-grade English teacher in California's Luther Burbank Middle School, got an exciting message in early March: She had been cho...

Who Is Michelle Shearer? A Look At The Teacher Of The Year

Posted 07.05.2011 | Education

On Tuesday, May 4, Michelle Shearer stood beside President Obama in front of the White House to accept her award as the 61st National Teacher of the Y...