Teaching From Our Research Center Teachers Are More Stressed Out Than Ever, Even Amid Promising Developments, Survey Shows
Nearly 8 of every 10 teachers say work is "a lot" or "somewhat" more stressful now than it was a year ago, shortly after the pandemic began.
Teaching Profession 4 Ways Districts Are Giving Teachers More Flexibility in Their Jobs
After a year-plus of pandemic schooling, some experts are seeing momentum for district leaders to reimagine what teaching can look like.
Recruitment & Retention Principals and Teachers Don't Always See Eye to Eye. Can Getting In Sync Reduce Turnover?
Teachers and principals are not on the same page about why teachers teach, why they quit, and how to get them to stay.
Teaching Profession Why Teachers Leave—or Don't: A Look at the Numbers
New EdWeek survey results reveal why teachers consider leaving the profession, and how the pandemic has changed their decisionmaking.
School & District Management Summer School Is More Important Than Ever. But Teachers Are 'Fried' and Need a Break
Districts are getting creative about enticing worn-out teachers to stay on for the summer.
Teaching Profession Teachers Are Stressed Out, and It's Causing Some to Quit
Stress, more so than low pay, is the main reason public school teachers quit. And COVID-19 has increased the pressure.
School & District Management How Principals and District Leaders Are Trying to Boost Lagging Teacher Morale During COVID-19
Knowing the shift to remote learning would be tough for teachers, school and district administrators have scrambled to assemble as many kinds of supports as they can.
Teacher Preparation Here's What Gen Z Teachers Around the World Want in Their Jobs
"This is a very values-oriented generation—they seek to work with purpose and passion, and without that, they'll leave," an education leader at Microsoft said about Generation Z teachers.
Teaching Profession Teaching in 2020 vs. 2010: A Look Back at the Decade
As the 2010s draw to a close, teachers are left reeling from massive shifts in policy and practice that have affected their everyday work.
Teaching Profession Opinion Teaching Never Gets Any Easier. But It Gets Better
Teacher Justin Minkel used to dream of the magical day when teaching would feel so much easier. He's realized that that day won't arrive, but something powerful takes its place: The insight, skill and big heart to be a better teacher.
Teaching Profession 'I Am a Fool to Do This Job': Half of Teachers Say They've Considered Quitting
The annual PDK poll shows that the majority of teachers would support a strike for higher pay, and that the public is behind them.