The Answer Sheet: Teaching Profession

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Forever young: the new teaching career

School reformers are trying to reshape the teaching profession in a way that no longer leaves it a profession.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:02 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Experience Devalued, Teaching Profession

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Three commitments U.S. Ed Dept. made at teaching summit

Here's the text of an email outlining the three commitments the U.S. Education Department delegation just made at an international summit.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education Department, Read the Email, Teaching Profession

Posted at 12:16 AM ET, 02/21/2013

U.S. teachers' job satisfaction craters -- report

American teachers are enjoying their jobs less than at any time in the last 25 years, a new survey shows. And there's more bad news about the effects of school reform.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:16 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  And More Bad News, Teaching Profession

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Teachers: How much more can we take?

Established, expert teachers tell their personal stories about how the joy is going out of their profession and why they are thinking the previously unthinkable: getting out.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Teachers | Tags:  teachers, teaching profession, urban schools, urban teachers, veteran teachers