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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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NEA Wants Arne Duncan’s Resignation

The nation’s largest teachers’ union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.

07/07/2014

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Maryland Pledges to Improve Teacher Evaluation System

Maryland has become the first state in the nation to sign a memorandum pledging that all education officials will work together to improve the state’s teacher evaluation system.

06/27/2014

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US Teachers Nowhere as Diverse as Their Students

U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students.

05/04/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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