Sick Teachers Paying for Substitutes: Where and Why It’s Happening

A California teacher battling breast cancer made headlines recently when she was told state law required her to pay for the cost of a sub during her treatment. Where else are these kinds of sick leave policies in place? And why aren’t the unions doing more to fight them? (May 17, 2019)

Enrichment Isn't Just for Gifted Students

All students should have the chance to follow their passions and explore their curiosity, write teachers Stephanie Curtis and Adrienne Stanley. (May 22, 2019)

Counselors Blast College Board's Plan to Assign Students a 'Disadvantage' Score

The College Board's plan to score students' 'level of disadvantage' based on their schools and neighborhoods has some college counselors asking: Will wealthy parents try to game the system? (May 20, 2019)

Teachers of Color Get Lower Evaluation Scores Than Their White Peers, Study Finds

(May 22, 2019)

Why You Really, Absolutely Shouldn't Change the English Curriculum

(May 17, 2019)

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New York City’s Debate Over Race and Equity in Public Schools (Video)

New York City’s public schools are highly segregated by race. In its elite high schools, black and Latino students comprise just 10 percent of the student body even though they comprise about 70 percent of overall enrollment. Watch the video.

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(E-Book) Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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