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The number of Americans training to become teachers has dropped by a third since 2010, and it’s creating a critical educator shortage that will ...

The drop in teacher training enrollment suggests that issues plaguing the profession have discouraged potential educators in the last decade.
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30 thoughtful holiday gifts for teachers to thank them for everything they do

As 2019 winds down, it's only proper to show your teachers some love and appreciation for all they do to support your kids.
The mothers from Oak Street Elementary and their babies.

7 teachers at a Kansas elementary school were pregnant at the same time, and the babies just met for an adorable photo

Principal Ashley Miller said she had to organize seven maternity leaves and has created a master schedule that works around the mothers' breast-pumping schedules.
94% of teachers say they pay for school supplies.

A teacher suing her school district is alleging it made her pay for school supplies and work unpaid hours

The Department of Education found 94% of teachers pay for school supplies, in part due to diminishing public education investment.
Parker Williams.

A 9-year-old tried to give his teacher a ‘raise’ using his own birthday money — and it shows just how dire the teacher salary proble...

Parker Williams gave his teacher a $15 pay bump because he thought "teachers don't get paid enough."

10 things you didn’t realize teachers have to buy with their own money

Most teachers purchase books for classroom libraries, musical instruments and toys, and organizational bins for supplies.

7 careers you can resume after 5 or more years out of the workforce

People take career breaks to raise children, care for sick relatives, go back to school, and other reasons. It doesn't mean you can't work again.

7 things you might not realize teachers have to do after the school day ends

The average American school day is only six and a half hours long, but teachers spend much longer grading papers, coaching sports, and other tasks.
There is a 307,000 teacher shortage as job creation hasn't kept up with student enrollment.

Chicago schools shut down as the country’s third largest school district braces for a teacher’s strike

Chicago teachers are going on strike Thursday, part of a wave of demonstrations in recent years calling for higher wages and more funding.

10 alarming facts about teacher pay in the United States

While teaching our youngest generation is a huge responsibility, it comes with an unexpectedly low monetary return in the US.