People say crazy things about teaching. Here’s how to respond.
Social studies teacher Terry Jess is determined to spread the message of social justice, equity, and racial justice.
Using public school locations as hubs, community schools bring together many partners to offer a range of support and opportunities to students and families.
The myopic focus on improving test scores is jeopardizing a critical aspect of effective teaching: creating an engaging, happy classroom.
In 2013–2014, about 70,000 students were arrested at school, a way too common practice that is feeding the profit margins of privatized prisons.
“Together, we’ll show what makes our public schools some of the best in the world: all of us, each of us,” says NEA President.
In one of the most productive agricultural regions in the U.S., thousands of students – the vast majority of them HIspanic – may be poisoning themselves just by breathing the air.
As the migration to digital continues in classrooms, we may be shortchanging reading comprehension in favor of convenience and expediency.
Despite the four college courses she teaches, and the master’s degree she earned a few years ago, Tara James-Penny is homeless. Other adjunct professors across the nation face a similar economic plight.
With progress threatened, educators are pushing back to protect LGBTQ rights, especially for their students.