Teachers and Teaching

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.

Figuring Out When to Panic About “Teacher Shortages”

How journalism could clarify stories about teacher hiring problems
Illustration

A Three-Prong Strategy for a Better Education for All

How an all-the-above approach can reform and transform education
Logo for Tennesee's Grow Your Own program

What’s Ahead for the Nation’s First Federally Approved Teacher-Apprenticeship Program?

Tennessee finds a way for teachers to graduate with zero debt, and to be paid as they study.
Striking Minneapolis teachers rallied in March 2022 at the state capitol.

Minneapolis Tries to Protect Minority Teachers from Layoffs

New contract was worded with care, but faces legal peril as unduly race-based
Drana and Jack

A Search for Common Ground

Navigating tough classroom conversations

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