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Prepping the Classroom for Back-to-School
The annual back-to-school ritual is in full swing at Shields Elementary School in Lewes, Del., where teachers are readying their classrooms for a new school year. (August 31, 2017)
A Progress Report: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
Six months into her new job, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has faced political and logistical challenges in getting her agenda off the ground. (August 8, 2017)
Second-Year Teachers Share Some Advice for Rookies
Two second-year high school teachers read tweets with advice for new teachers and share their own lessons learned from their first year in the classroom. (September 12, 2017)
Walking in a Student's Shoes
The Shadow a Student Challenge encourages school leaders to spend a day walking in a students' shoes. Assistant principal Karen Ritter followed a 9th grader through all of his classes. What did she learn? (August 11, 2016)
A Superintendent Mobilizes to Mitigate the Effects of Lead Exposure on Students
Bilal Tawwab, the schools superintendent in Flint, Mich., is leading a comprehensive effort to head off the effects of lead on his students.
What the Numbers Tell Us About U.S. Teachers
Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show.