Salaries & Benefits
Teaching Profession After a Stillbirth, This Teacher Was Denied Paid Leave for Recovery. Here's Her Story
A District of Columbia teacher delivered a stillborn baby and was denied paid maternity leave. Her story, told here, is not uncommon.
Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Revives Teacher's Pay-Discrimination Case Over Starting Salary
The court weighed an administrator's alleged comment that the teacher's starting pay was less because her husband worked.
Teaching Profession Teacher Pay Remains Low, and COVID-19 Has Thwarted Efforts to Raise It
Experts are concerned that any progress states were beginning to make with raising teacher pay will be wiped away by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Classroom Technology Teachers Without Internet Work in Parking Lots, Empty School Buildings During COVID-19
While most teachers have online access at home, internet service for many educators in rural areas is spotty, expensive, or nonexistent.
Equity & Diversity Still Mostly White and Female: New Federal Data on the Teaching Profession
Here are five takeaways on the teaching profession from the newly released 2017-18 National Teacher and Principal Survey.
School & District Management How Coronavirus Is Jeopardizing Teacher Pay Raises
The momentum to raise teacher salaries in several states has ground to a halt amid fears of coronavirus’ massive economic blow.
Teaching Profession Getting Paid During the Coronavirus Crisis: How a New Law Affects School Employees
How the new federal law on emergency paid leave affects teachers and other full- and part-time workers in America’s K-12 schools.
School & District Management Paying School Employees During Prolonged Shutdowns Is a Major Dilemma
A federal measure could provide some short-term relief, but districts are scrambling to pay school employees during indefinite closures.
School & District Management If Coronavirus Closes School, Who Gets Paid and How?
These are some of the biggest issues for districts to grapple with as they plan for shutting down schools in response to the coronavirus.
States Push for Teacher Pay Maintains a Foothold in States
More than a dozen governors have proposed raising teacher pay so far this year, an Education Week survey finds, and teacher advocates vow to keep the heat on.
Teaching Profession Opinion Florida Teachers Seeking Pay Boost Have a Big Opportunity
Florida's teachers are marching on Tallahassee today. Hard-working teachers deserve a big raise and talented teachers are profoundly underpaid. But teachers ought not overplay their hand, or they're likely to face a backlash of their own.