Three Denver school districts are closing while another three schools in the city are going remote because of staff shortages, per The Denver Post.
In an effort to keep and recruit qualified substitutes, several school districts in California and Georgia gave per-day raises for both short and long-term subs.
Teachers aren't just teachers anymore. We provide social, emotional, and academic support to increasingly traumatized kids while risking our safety.
Schools are offering signing bonuses, childcare, and other incentives to attract and retain teachers as many quit over burnout or COVID-19 concerns.
They're making more money now, as teachers are dramatically underpaid. Even with districts offering signing bonuses, teachers just want more respect.
In the Bush, there are no movie theaters, bowling alleys, or coffee shops, so Taryn Williams, 28, spends time with her dog, Betty, and her students.
After graduating with her master’s degree, Ciara McLaren moved from Florida to a small town in western France to work part-time as an assistant English instructor at a public school. She was paid roughly half the French minimum wage and lived in a dormitory for young workers. McLaren says the […]
Faye de Muyshondt is an author and the founder of Socialsklz , a Manhattan-based social etiquette school for kids. She works with students from ages four to 18 and teaches them skills like how to introduce themselves properly, how to initiate small talk, and how to use dining utensils correctly. […]
In the autumn, students across the world will be learning remotely as Coronavirus forces universities to close campuses. Journalist Chris Stokel-Walker has been teaching 80 students, holed up from Beijing to Illinois, since June. Working under pressure, he and his colleagues had to work out how they could deliver their […]
When Ashley Foret Smith emerged from the bathroom on May 5, she realised her daughter’s first grade class had seen her naked. Foret Smith was humiliated, and then realised that this was a moment to laugh and support parents during the pandemic. The mother of three posted a video recounting […]
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many childcare centres and schools have closed their doors, forcing parents to teach and care for their kids while also juggling work. Because of government-mandated closures and declining enrollment as parents fear disease exposure, some 60% of licensed childcare providers have closed, a […]
Schools from pre-K to college have turned into “Zoom universities,” work has gone remote, and most of our external interactions are virtual. And with that, so has tutoring become increasingly more valuable online. Students seeking guidance have turned to online supplemental educators; online tutors are seeing income increases worldwide, Reuters […]
Brandon Holeman is an eighth-grade science teacher from Henderson, Kentucky. After sharing a heartwarming story about why he let a student sleep in class on TikTok, Holeman’s post is going viral. “Sometimes the nicest thing a teacher can do for a student is to let them come in, lay their […]
Parker Williams, a 9-year-old elementary school student in Florida, made local news after giving his birthday money to his teacher. Williams attempted to give his teacher a $US15 pay bump because he thought “teachers don’t get paid enough.” Statistics show teachers get paid 21% less than similar jobs that require […]
Teachers often have to purchase their own supplies when decorating their classrooms. Even standard office supplies like pens and paper sometimes come out of teachers’ personal money. Here are 10 things you didn’t realise teachers had to buy for their classrooms. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Many of […]
In the United States, many first-year teachers can expect to earn a salary of less than $US40,000. The average teacher spends almost $US500 on their own classroom supplies, and many teachers are forced to work a second job to make ends meet. Here are 10 alarming facts about teacher pay […]
New Hampshire, New Mexico, and Arizona topped WalletHub‘s annual ranking of the worst states for teachers. Educators across the country have expressed their frustration over rushed district reopening plans, or inadequate resources to bring lessons online. Many states on the list have held protests and strikes over the last few […]
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