Teachers and Teaching

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“We speak in whispers behind closed doors”

A right-of-center middle-school teacher explains what it's like
Senator Sanders backs a $60,000 minimum starting annual salary for schoolteachers.

Teacher Pay Could Be Higher, But Unions, Parents Chose Smaller Classes Instead

Sanders, Weingarten, Pringle don't want to make tradeoffs. They want more of everything.
Teachers Union Leaders Becky Pringle and Randi Weingarten look on earlier this month as a member of Congress, Frederica Wilson, speaks about legislation that would raise starting teacher pay to $60,000 a year.

Democrats Push on “Teacher Pay Crisis”

Senator Sanders would set $60,000 nationwide salary minimum
Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister, Manish Sisodia seen during a press conference on the eve of Teachers Day at Delhi Secretariat, in New Delhi, September 4, 2021.

Inside the “Delhi Education Revolution”

Better buildings, a “happiness curriculum,” mentor teachers—and higher test scores

Why Are Fewer People Becoming Teachers?

Getting the answers right can help shape a response
A teacher instructs students in a classroom

The Evolving Education Reform Agenda

We simply must improve classroom instruction.
Jaime Escalante was the star math teacher at James A. Garfield High School in East Los Angeles.

To Rethink Math Education, Focus on Common Ground

Calculus? Data Science? Embrace the “and,” says a response to the recent forum.


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