CLOSE Vineyards Elementary first-grade students from the classrooms of Joanna Campanile and Janell Matos hold up their teachers’ grants on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. (Photo: Courtesy of Collier County Public Schools) Escape rooms that make learning an adventure, a student store encouraging creativity, and a new way to engage students about civics […]

CLOSE So far 180 public, private and parochial districts have gotten state permission to start with all-remote instruction, Gov. Murphy said. Meghan Radimer had to get creative. Radimer teaches physical education, and the COVID pandemic has made that particularly challenging since her school’s classes are online. So Radimer has asked her students […]

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City must pay half of the $900 million it owes in back pay to city teachers by the end of the month and the rest next year, an arbitrator has ruled. The wages are owed as part of an agreement reached with the city […]

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty Georgia teacher Samantha Mbozi hasn’t even entered a grocery store in the last six months. The 51-year-old just finished chemotherapy a year ago and is taking immunosuppressive drugs for two other illnesses. Her doctor told her strict quarantine could be a […]

The Unwind is a new, recurring feature in which we share the ways we’re finding moments of peace, levity and inspiration during these trying times. From adopting soothing strategies that boost our mental health, to losing ourselves in virtual social calls, newfound passions and other joyous diversions, these are the […]

(Bloomberg) — Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan said gains in its bond portfolio helped offset losses in infrastructure and real estate, allowing the fund to nearly break even in the first half of the year. The C$205 billion ($155 billion) pension fund lost 0.4% in the six months through June despite […]

Photo Illustration by Scouted/The Daily Beast/Unsplash Like healthcare personnel, police and firefighters, food service employees, and many others who have stayed at their posts during the coronavirus pandemic, now teachers in schools all across America are to be thrust into the role of frontline worker as students return to class […]

The coronavirus pandemic is raging, but schools are beginning to reopen across the country — many with terrifying results.  HuffPost Parenting asked the teachers from our Facebook community what they want parents to know right now. Here’s what they had to say. **** “Educators will all tell you that we […]

Dana Stavaggi, Akron Public Schools, North High School,  science teacher  Dana is dedicated to the teaching profession who wants to make sure that all students meet their full potential.  She collaborates with her colleagues to support all teaching staff. She makes North better for students and teachers through her love of teaching, leadership, […]

Morse Street Public School. Schools remain closed in Toronto. Ontario faces stricter restrictions to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto. February 1, 2021. (Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images) The Ontario government is considering cancelling March Break for students across Ontario. The Chief Medical Officer’s recommendation will […]

DEXTER, MI – The additional work performed by Dexter Community Schools teachers and administrators during the COVID-19 pandemic is being recognized with a one-time off-schedule payment. The Dexter School Board approved the agreement with the Dexter Education Association Monday, Jan. 25, to recognize the additional time and work required outside […]

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots. Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live or work in Long Beach. […]

CHICAGO — Please stop making threats against Chicago Teachers Union executive board member Sarah Chambers. Instead, be thankful the high school teacher pushed fearmongering propaganda about the reopening of public schools during the coronavirus crisis while visiting a buddy in Puerto Rico for the holidays. [COMMENTARY] Commonsense Chicagoans need people […]