National Teacher of the Year

The Virginia educator is touring schools and finds what he's seeing "eye opening."
Sydney Chaffee is the first charter school honoree. She wants to emphasize the "opportunity and the beauty in public education."
The news today is filled with workplace sexual harassment lawsuits, the ones directed at Bill O’Reilly being only the most
"The troops are mad and losing...Soldiers are ready and ruthless."
Students of color constitute a majority in our schools but teachers of color constitute only 18 percent of their faculties.
At a time when there is a particular emphasis on the importance of engagement in the new Every Student Succeeds Act; engagement
"One can only assume that, in your search for National Teacher of the Year, you are seeking 'more' - someone who represents the defining essence of inspiration."
I could feel the pride she held showing the work of years of students -- the sewing, the beading, the cooking. It's an important
We entrust teachers with our most precious asset, and the challenges they face daily would stretch anyone's emotional and physical capacity.
"I think the most important thing you can do is make [the classroom] a safe space ... work on building trust immediately
Our investment in deeper learning for our children returns to students the preparation that the future demands and the education that they deserve.
At a time when some education reformers argue that only high test scores matter, the rise of the community school movement offers a crucial counterpoint.
Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th-grade English teacher in California's Luther Burbank Middle School, got an exciting message in
He credited Shearer, and teachers like her, for giving America strength through tough times, and highlighted the need for
The American public school system has long been under scrutiny and in crisis. However, there is growing sentiment that large