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Too many teachers in the US are struggling to get by. Here’s what we can do to help.

Too many teachers in the US are struggling to get by. Here’s what we can do to help.

We entrust teachers with the world’s most important job: educating our kids, says researcher and dean Gregg Garn. So why aren’t we paying and treating them in a way that shows they’re valued? ...
Switzerland and Japan Are the World’s Best Countries

Switzerland and Japan Are the World’s Best Countries

The global view of the U.S. as a trustworthy nation drops for the third consecutive year in the Best Countries survey assessing 80 nations. ...
Kamala Harris Wants to Boost Average Teacher’s Pay by $13,500

Kamala Harris Wants to Boost Average Teacher’s Pay by $13,500

California Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democratic presidential candidate, unveiled a $315 billion plan Tuesday to give public school teachers across the country an average $13,500 raise — a plan her ...
7 Ways for Teachers to Make Extra Money This Summer

7 Ways for Teachers to Make Extra Money This Summer

TEACHER SALARIES VARY widely by location, level taught, type of institution and a slew of other factors. But the data are clear: Teaching isn’t typically a lucrative career. Even a high school ...
Study: South Carolina Teachers Poorer Today Than in 2008

Study: South Carolina Teachers Poorer Today Than in 2008

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A study by the National Education Association says South Carolina teachers are poorer today than they were during the Great Recession. The Post and Courier reported Tuesday ...
Three Mistakes We Need To Fix If We Want Education Reform To Succeed

Three Mistakes We Need To Fix If We Want Education Reform To Succeed

Education reform has come under attack lately, and not just from the usual suspects. Some of the critics are reformers themselves. Others have responded that reform is working just fine. But few on ...
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