Comment of the Day: ‘More and more is asked of teachers every year’

Demands on teachers are increasing.

Call for Submissions: A Teacher Who Changed My Son’s Life

It takes a village to raise a boy. We’d love to hear about a teacher who made a difference in your son’s life.

What do Special Educators Need to Succeed?

A shortage of special education teachers is threatening the ability of schools in many states to provide high-quality education to students with disabilities.

No, Mr. Trump, Charter Schools are NOT ‘Terrific’

Charter schools, touted as an easy answer to education problems, aren’t an answer at all.

What Doctors Have to Say About Jumping to an ADHD Diagnosis

Are well meaning professionals saying that boys have ADHD too quickly? Tyler Jacobson explores the question.

4 Important Questions You Need to Ask About the REAL Quality of Your Kids’ School

Being in the know about what happens in their school gives you a big advantage as a parent.

Insider Tips for Being Your Child’s Best Advocate at School

As a parent, how do you help your child through tough situations at school? — When our kids go to school every day, we trust that they are well supervised, safe and protected by the professionals in the classroom and administrative offices. But there are times when issues arise at school that concern or alarm […]

How Involved Should You Really Get in Your Child’s School?

Can you walk the line between helicopter parent and no-show parent?

Why We Fail Our Children By Not Letting Them Fail

Teaching children they may not always win is the best way to help them understand what true success is.

The Men Who Made Me

Teachers and friends, writers and bosses, lovers and heroes –I lovingly remember and honor the gifts you shared.

Shutting Down Homophobic Language in a Southern Classroom

During her second week in a Mississippi classroom, Alexa Espinal had to decide how to handle anti-gay language in a Deep South middle school.

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

Endless occupations, big government, and the imperial theme—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown-up students off at war.

A Teacher Uses ‘Star Trek’ for Difficult Conversations on Race and Gender

The stories and characters in Star Trek blend the past and the future with the complex problems we face today.

#82: Teacher Inspires Political Greatness in ESL Students

A Long Island teacher inspires political greatness and confidence in children of immigrants.

8 Bullying Myths Every Parent Needs to Master

Bullied as a child, Tor Constantino shares hard-won insights to shatter misconceptions and help parents handle bullying more effectively.