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Teachers' Lounge: The Renaissance Man

Teach Plus | Posted 08.12.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

In the Teachers' Lounge today, meet Dwight Davis, who has been teaching in the Washington, D.C. public schools for seven years.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals Around the World

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Andreas Schleicher weighs in on what the US and other nations can learn from some of the high performing education systems that are doing this.

National Labor Conference Focuses Seeks To Improve Teaching Profession

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education

CINCINNATI -- Educators including the U.S. secretary of education, teacher union leaders and school administrators will focus this week on ways to tra...

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Part 2

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Today we continue the conversation with someone who understands better than anyone why professional excellence is one of the most vital investments we can make in our children's future: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Part 1

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.08.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Here's a powerful challenge to the world of education: Improve the profession of teaching.

Time to Boost Teacher Morale

Teach Plus | Posted 05.21.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

There has never been a time when we've needed more innovative ways to give our strongest teachers new reasons to keep working with students.

Why Become a Teacher?

Tom Allon | Posted 05.12.2012 | Education
Tom Allon

What we need, immediately, is a plan for attracting inspiring teachers with passion and real pedagogical skills.

Happy Valentine's Day -- Take This Job and Shove It

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

It's Valentines Day and it appears we need some serious national instruction on wooing.

Bloomberg, Cathie Black, Bill Gates, and the Condescension of the Oligarchy

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Leonie Haimson

The oligarchy of corporate reformers and billionaires that is currently driving education policy in this country has launched a sharp attack on the whole concept of professionalism in the field of public education.