Teachers report high levels of stress and low levels of autonomy according to a new survey of over 30,000 teachers in the United States: ...
There are many forces trying to fragment teachers from working together for their students' true interests. We need young teachers to stand together.
By the time I turned thirteen, I had attended five schools, in four cities, on three continents. My parents were professors who had me late in life and, perhaps because of this, I am an only child.
The New York State Board of Regents has charged that Pearson's teacher certification exams lack adequate field-testing and proof of either reliability (consistent results) or validity (evidence they test skills they claim to test).
Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Cathy Rubin and Randi Weingarten at Oppi Festival Kick Off Call me ma...
Initiative 42 matters to a group of dedicated and hard working Mississippians who have raised more than $2 million and organized as 42 for Better Schools to pass this important initiative.
This month, the new class of teachers who will enter the education workforce in America's schools will graduate from colleges and universities across the nation. As more teachers retire, our workforce is skewing younger.
Let's start with ourselves. Each of us plays a role regarding minimum wage and must consider the most fundamental elements if we want to effect change.
Now, I'm saluting Frances Myers, the teacher that made the difference for me, in the hopes that her granddaughters, my daughter and anyone who's a student, will appreciate all that the best of our teachers do for us.
Musicians from East Los Angeles have a long tradition of using their talents to draw attention to complex social and political issues.
First, while it's important to acknowledge education's shortcomings, hand-wringing doesn't solve problems. Solutions come by focusing on strength rather than dwelling on weakness.
There will continue to be strong opposition to the Common Core in some quarters, but the fierceness of the opt-out movement in places like New York will hopefully be a temporary entry in the short history of parental civil disobedience.
While I'm certainly proud of the person my son is and even more proud of the person he is on his way to becoming, my husband and I can't take all of the credit.
I hope all students everywhere, and most especially my sons, are gifted with phenomenal teachers like you, who will always be remembered as one who believed. What noble work you do, teachers. Thank you.
Imagine being a teacher and walking into the chemistry lab only to see the room engulfed with the sight of black smoke and the smell of burnt oil due to a chemistry reaction gone wrong.