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National Teacher of the Year

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...