As Schools Try to Become More Culturally Inclusive, Some Teachers Aren't Buying in
A Delaware high school led trainings on the impact of race on learning to try to better serve their student population, resulting in controversy.
Minority Students in Texas Raise Concerns Over a Program Arming Teachers
The state is looking to expand its school marshal program, which allows teachers to carry firearms in case of an active shooter, causing some students to worry about their safety.
Does Raising Teacher Salaries Improve Performance?
It may seem obvious, but other countries' experiences illustrate a more complicated story in improving education outcomes for students.
Here's Why California Wants to Ban Teach for America During a Teacher Shortage
A bill in the California assembly would effectively prevent the program from operating in the state, if passed.
Are Active Shooter Drills Harming More Than They're Helping?
Some teachers have reported being shot with pellet guns and experiencing ongoing trauma after the drills, yet the effectiveness of the training is unproven.
States Are Introducing Bills That Could Prevent Teachers From Advocating for Climate Change
Several states have recently introduced bills that could interfere with the teaching of scientifically founded theories on climate change in public school science curricula.
Should Teachers Carry Guns? In Many Rural School Districts, They Already Are.
While a national debate about whether or not to arm teachers rages on, hundreds of school districts across the country have been allowing staff to carry weapons on school property for years.
Viewfinder: Denver High School Students Join Teachers on the Picket Line
South High School students join their striking teachers on the picket line on February 11th, 2019, in Denver, Colorado.
Los Angeles Unified School District Teachers Strike (in Photos)
The strike, which began Monday, is the first in 30 years in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district.
Los Angeles Teachers Are Striking—and Expecting That Teachers Across the Country Will Follow Suit
Organizers say the L.A. movement to better fund public education will inspire solidarity movements nationwide.
Small-Town Principals Have Some of the Most Complex Jobs, and Highest Turnover Rates, in Education
Rural school leaders have some of the most complex roles in education—and some of the highest levels of attrition.
How States Across the Country Are Dealing With Teacher Shortages
States are struggling to both recruit and retain teachers.
It's Back-to-School Season, and Schools Are Still Underfunded
Twelve states cut general funding for schools by 7 percent last school year.
A Look at the Education Labor Movements Emerging Across the Country
A round-up of the strikes and protests organized by educators around the country who are frustrated with low pay and gutted school budgets.
In Colorado, Labor Reform Has Created a Huge Rift on the Left
Sharp divisions between labor unions and reformers threaten to tear apart the Democratic Party in the Centennial State.
Why Can't Charter Schools and Teachers' Unions Be Friends?
The president of California's largest teachers' labor group weighs in on the recent unionization of charters across the state—a shift that runs counter to the history of tension between charters and labor groups.
A Colorado Bill Would Penalize Teachers for Any Involvement in Strikes
Teachers in Colorado have led a series of strikes in recent weeks in opposition to low wages and what they claim is a general lack of support.
The Recent Teacher Strikes Are About More Than Just Teachers
Is a new model of teacher protest emerging?
Viewfinder: Kentucky Public School Teachers Protest Pension Cuts
Public school teachers and their supporters protest against a pension reform bill at the Kentucky State Capitol on April 2nd, 2018, in Frankfort, Kentucky.