The idea that we can reduce gun violence in schools by bringing even more guns into schools is ludicrous and dangerous. Educators, parents and students are demanding common sense solutions that will actually save lives.
St. Paul educators demand the issue of underfunding be included in contract negotiations and put ‘bargaining for the common good’ in the national spotlight.
Smaller class sizes are worth fighting for – but not if they are imposed by unfunded mandates that trigger teacher layoffs and unleash general chaos across school districts.
Only 8 percent of U.S. high school seniors can identify slavery as the central cause of the Civil War. A new study issues an urgent call on schools to do a better job at teaching the country’s ‘original sin.’
Targeting bullied students is one way voucher proponents in 2018 are doubling down on diverting scarce funding away from public schools.
The root cause of teacher dissatisfaction may have more to do with how the profession has been degraded and less on a perceived inability to handle the pressures of the job.
A new book tells the powerful story about 22 students from around the world and their determination to find a place in their new home – and the educators who help them on their journey.
The campaign to end the high-stakes testing madness and bring real teaching and learning back to the classroom continues to gather momentum.
Public education needs early career educators to begin advocating for their profession and their students. An NEA program is helping them find their voice.
The myopic focus on improving test scores is jeopardizing a critical aspect of effective teaching: creating an engaging, happy classroom.