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Elementary School Teachers

Bringing It Home

Harriet Sanford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education
Harriet Sanford

The NEA Foundation and others are harnessing the power of parents in low-income schools through a transformative way of promoting involvement: school-sponsored home visits by teachers.

Teacher Under Fire For Hosing Down Student

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.09.2011 | Education

Stephanie Wilson, a 52-year-old elementary school teacher from Dunedin, Fla., has been put on a 10-day unpaid suspension after she used a water hose t...

Teacher Accused Of Taping Kindergardener's Mouth Shut

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.28.2011 | Education

A paraprofessional at Whitehead Road Elementary School in Athens, Ga. was put on leave after putting clear packaging tape over a girl's mouth to preve...

Unemployment Linked to Vasectomies, Chipped Teeth and Substitute Teaching

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 09.27.2011 | Education
Carolyn Bucior

Following the economic downturn that began in 2007, USA Today wrote that school districts nationwide were flooded with applications from people who wanted to work as substitute teachers.

Education Reform Dollars Poorly Targeted

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Earl Martin Phalen

We have limited resources, so we must invest in what works: strong families, engaged parents and high quality early education and early literacy programs.

How Are Children Exposed to the News?

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Adult respondents to a Pew study reported spending 57 minutes each day absorbing news through traditional media (newspapers and television). Online news consumption is up, now at 70 minutes a day.