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Emma Oliver

A teacher in Georgia is considering leaving her job to sell lesson plans on an internet marketplace where she can make $11,000 a month

Emma Oliver, a 28-year-old middle school teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of thousands of educators to use the website Teachers Pay Teachers.
Skyline of Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii was recently rated the least teacher-friendly state in America because educator’s salaries can’t keep up with the high cost of livi...

The number of teachers leaving the teaching profession in Hawaii is up 84% since 2010.

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students — here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million pr...

The Gates Foundation spent more than $200 million on a teacher quality initiative, which was found to be ineffective. Now it is trying a new approach: supporting local groups that work directly with teachers. Professors who study education said the new initiative is a step in the right direction.

Millennials around the world are scared of the same problem — but US states can’t agree on how to teach it

Millennials are concerned about climate change, but American schools are conflicted on how to teach it.

Betsy DeVos was just confirmed as education secretary — here’s what she will control

Created in 1979 under President Jimmy Carter, the Department of Education is the smallest Cabinet-level department.

New exam results may support Trump’s claim that some American schools are worse than those in ‘3rd-world’ countries

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly disparaged what he saw as America's failing school system. PISA results may back up his claims.

Here’s where Donald Trump stands on education

Donald Trump supports school choice and hates teachers' unions.

Here’s where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on education

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have vastly different positions on school choice, the Common Core, and higher education.

Here’s where Hillary Clinton stands on education

Hillary Clinton supports debt free college and charter schools.

Here’s where Donald Trump stands on education

Donald Trump supports school choice and hates teachers' unions.