Teaching Profession Video

Denver Teachers Are the Latest to Strike Over Pay. Here’s Why

February 12, 2019 4:00

The latest display of teacher activism is happening in Denver, where teachers are striking for higher salaries. In an interview with the PBS NewsHour, Education Week reporter Madeline Will explains the details of Denver’s once-revolutionary performance-pay system at the heart of the strike and discusses why teacher unrest is happening in both red and blue states.


Teaching Profession Video 2021 National Teacher of the Year: Special Education Is the 'Heartbeat' of Schools
Juliana Urtubey, an elementary special education teacher in Las Vegas, is the third special educator to receive the national honor in the program's nearly seven-decade history.
Teaching Profession Video Voices From the Field | Black Male Educators on Pipelines and Retention
Black men account for only 2 percent of teachers, and their turnover rates are especially high. A look at the problems and potential solutions behind that statistic.
Families & the Community Video Meet the Parent Activists of the Pandemic
Four stories of parents who organized others to get children the education and resources they need, despite institutional head winds.
1 min read
Professional Development Video Educators’ Wish List for Summer Professional Development
Teachers and principals sound off on what they’d find useful—or extraneous—when it comes to professional development this summer.