In 1979, teachers earned 5.5% less than comparable workers. Today the teacher pay gap has grown to 18.7%.
Putting under-trained teachers in classrooms only harms students and exacerbates teacher shortages across the country.
Educators in Springfield fight against nepotism and institutional biases, form group to help recruit, retain, and support educators of color.
An innovation expert visits schools in all 50 states and discovers that given trust, community support, and resources, our teaching force can be unstoppable.
After decades of endless empty promises to take care of educators, West Virginia’s teachers and education support professionals have reached the breaking point.
We asked, you answered. Here are five of your A-plus moments from 2017, plus one, big “see me, needs work” moment.
Countries like Finland and Singapore don’t chase narrow, short-term fixes. They ensure that high-quality teaching takes place in every classroom for every child.
Teacher diversity is central to any discussion about the quality of schools for all kids, of all races.
New programs recruit community members to help them become teachers, creating a profession that reflects the diversity of the student population.