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Spotlight on STEM Equity & Opportunity - Education Week

Fri, 2018-06-29 23:21
STEM is playing an integral role in elevating student achievement and career opportunities. In this Spotlight, discover how schools are working towards equity in STEM education, the link between course access and future STEM outcomes, and district efforts to curb the shortage of STEM teachers.

'An Expensive Experiment': Gates Teacher-Effectiveness Program Shows No Gains for Students - Education Week

Thu, 2018-06-21 21:42
An evaluation of a multi-year effort by the Gates Foundation to improve teaching, which cost $575 million, found no evidence the program improved student outcomes or gave low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers.

Spotlight on Early-Childhood Education - Education Week

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:21
Rural schools are tackling unique challenges to provide a quality education to their students. In this Spotlight, see how schools are expanding access to hard-to-staff courses, building up talented teacher workforces, and developing place-based lessons to reach promising students.

What Happened to the Teacher Workday? - Education Week

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:21
Districts should return to the teacher workday in which educators collaborate with their peers, rather than the one-size-fits-all professional development they’ve moved to, says a middle school teacher.

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal on Limiting Teacher-Tenure Rights - Education Week

Wed, 2018-06-20 05:25
The U.S. Supreme Court last week declined to take up a case involving efforts by Indiana to limit teacher-tenure rights.

To Make Ends Meet, 1 in 5 Teachers Have Second Jobs - Education Week

Tue, 2018-06-19 11:58
Nearly 20 percent of teachers work second jobs during the school year, according to recent federal data. And some say that can put a strain on their instruction.

Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Who Hid Students to Receive Tony - Education Week

Wed, 2018-06-13 08:39
Melody Herzfeld, a drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was slated to receive a Tony Award this week for excellence in theater education.

When School Rules Are Different for Students of Color - Education Week

Thu, 2018-06-07 00:34
Far too many teachers enforce overly strict school rules at their students’ expense, writes Chicago teacher Gina Caneva.

Nearly Half of Public School Teachers Say They Are Satisfied With Salaries - Education Week

Wed, 2018-06-06 04:07
Forty-five percent of public school teachers say they are satisfied with their salary, while 55 percent say they are not, according to data from the 2015-16 National Teacher and Principal Survey.

What Happened When I Committed to Loving My Students Unconditionally - Education Week

Thu, 2018-05-31 03:22
For one school year, teacher Kyle Redford created a plan to love her students without strings attached. Here’s what she took away.
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