Indiana Approves Controversial 'Career Specialist' Teaching PermitThe Indiana State Board of Education has stirred a lively debate after opening the door for those without teacher’s licenses to get jobs teaching high school classes.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM EducatorsThe number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help WithSeasoned instructors share the essentials for your child's transition back to the classroom.
CPS Laying Off 1,150 Teachers And Clerical StaffChicago Public Schools officials have sent layoff notices to 550 teachers and 600 clerical support staff, but said the teachers will be able to apply for other open jobs with the district for next school year.
Little Village Teachers, Parents To Boycott ISATTeachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.
School Hustles Kids, Staff Out Door After Recent Nearby Gun ViolenceDulles School of Excellence, 6311 S. Calumet Ave., has told staffers to clear the building and parking lot immediately after school is dismissed. Teachers were told to exit with their students and leave the school.
Parents Upset Over Delay In Removing Teachers For Inappropriate RelationshipsAngry parents met with the principal of a Rogers Park elementary school Thursday morning, after two female staffers were removed from classrooms, due to allegations of inappropriate conduct with underage students.
2 Staffers At Rogers Park School Removed Amid Misconduct AllegationsTwo staff members, including a teacher, have been removed from a local elementary school over allegations of misconduct. CBS 2 has learned it may involve inappropriate conduct with minors.
Chicago Teacher Layoffs Generate Outrage, SadnessSchool administrators and Mayor Emanuel continued to blame budget problems and the unsettled pension crisis in Springfield for the job cuts.
CPS Set To Lay Off More Than 2,000 EmployeesThe layoffs include 1,036 teachers, of which 545 are tenured, and 1,077 non-teachers.
Schools Worry About Covering Teacher Pension CostsPublic school administrators told lawmakers Thursday that some local districts would have to raise property taxes if legislators vote to have them cover the cost of teacher pensions.
Massive School-Closing Protest March PlannedChicago teachers are in the planning stages of a massive three-day walk to protest a decision to close 53 schools. Participants plan to march to each of the targeted buildings on May 18, 19 and 20.
CPS Boss: Special Needs Students Will Keep Teachers After School ClosingsThe head of the Chicago Public School system has been trying to reassure parents of students with special needs that they won't suffer if their current schools are consolidated or closed.
3 Ways Teachers Can Blow Off Rahm-Induced StressA few ways teachers can take that crushing anguish they’ve acquired while fighting for their communities and relieve it just the tiniest bit.