Chicago teachers asked to raise pension contributions

District looks to save about $130 million per year

Primed to teach

How the top teaching colleges prepare students for today’s classrooms

Teacher shortage at ‘crisis’ levels

Salaries remain low, public school funding is down and some states have eliminated tenure protections

Dispelling myths about improving achievement

Why smaller class sizes, homework and projects don’t always benefit learning

A substitute’s saga in New York City

Teacher’s book about daily life in New York City schools examines education’s weak points

Why K12 education needs diverse teachers

Education policy advocate explains why we should diversify the overwhelmingly white U.S. teaching force

American Indian educators help drive graduation gains

23 states have high populations of American Indian students, and reservations see high turnover rates of teachers and administrators

A clearer view of the classroom

Video emerges as an advanced evaluation tool that offers more depth to teachers and administrators

Teaching as it should be

A new book looks at teaching as an evolutionary cognitive skill

Diversity drives demand for global lessons

Changing demographics have compelled undergraduate and working K12 teachers to expand their knowledge of foreign cultures