Latest from Valerie Strauss

A cognitive scientist raises the issue. A Twitter discussion on the purpose of school.

  • Feb 20, 2019

A former teacher and education consultant was in a preschool classroom when a lockdown was called: 'Years before I’d done lockdown drills with my own students, but I’d never witnessed the real thing. And, oh God, this was the real thing.'

  • Feb 20, 2019

The teachers strike movement is changing. Here's how.

  • Feb 19, 2019

"Fear of 'the other' is something deeply embedded in our nation’s DNA."

  • Feb 18, 2019

"Do we need all these studies to demonstrate what any good teacher knows: that the nature and quality of the relationship between teachers and students matters? Thus do the wheels of education policy turn in our country."

  • Feb 18, 2019

Three teachers — from the United States, Canada and the Netherlands — link his comment to other similar sentiments manifesting around the world.

  • Feb 16, 2019

The legislatures is debating a controversial law that teachers don't like.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Read this mom's heartbreaking Facebook post.

  • Feb 14, 2019

Young people tell the stories of those who lost their lives.

  • Feb 14, 2019

How secure do teachers feel at school in this day and age, and how has it affected the way they do their jobs and think about their profession? If you are a teacher, write in.

  • Aug 20, 2018
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