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Decades of increased taxpayer spending per student in U.S. public schools has not improved student or school outcomes from that education, and a new study finds that throwing money at the system is simply not tied to academic improvements. (Photo credit: FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/GettyImages)

Va. Educators Partner to Help Disabled Students

Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

04/13/2014

File photo of a teacher with a classroom full of students. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Senate Votes to Limit Use of Student Testing Data

Maryland senators say the state should wait to use student testing data to make decisions on teachers’ jobs until the Common Core standards are solidly established.

03/13/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Wyoming House Passes Bill Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns At Schools

Local school boards could allow teachers and other workers at Wyoming’s K-12 schools who hold concealed-carry permits to carry guns on campus under a bill the Wyoming House of Representatives introduced on Thursday.

02/14/2014

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Ala. Superintendent Warns Of Substitute Teacher Shortage Due To Obamacare

Alabama schools could face a shortage of substitute teachers due to Obamacare.

02/07/2014

File photo of a teacher with a classroom full of students. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Dismissal Threats, Potential Pay Raises Motivating D.C. Teachers to Improve

Public school teachers in the District of Columbia are improving their performance because they’re motivated by the possibility of substantial pay raises or because they don’t want to get fired, according to a study.

10/17/2013

File photo of a teacher with a classroom full of students. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Teachers With More Experience Are Less Engaged

A recent poll conducted by Gallup Economy has found that teachers who have just begun their careers are far more engaged in their jobs than those who have been working as educators for several years.

08/01/2013

File photo of a student using books to study. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Teacher Poll: Only 12 Percent Of Students ‘Very Likely’ To Use Printed Books To Study

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., has found that teachers throughout the country feel that only 12 percent of students are “very likely” to use printed books to study.

07/30/2013

Teachers who aren't up to snuff shouldn't be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday.(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Teachers Union Chief: If Teachers Can’t Do Their Job, Find A New Profession

Teachers who aren’t up to snuff shouldn’t be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday.

07/22/2013

A journalist reads information on the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on Jan. 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Teachers Use Wikipedia Despite Telling Students Not To

Teachers need to start taking their own advice.

02/28/2013

Demonstration on how to use bulletproof white boards. (credit: Hardwire)

Company Develops Bulletproof White Boards For Teachers

A Maryland armor company has designed a bulletproof white board following the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that left 26 people dead, including 20 children.

01/23/2013

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