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Expert: Giving Students a Voice in Hiring Teachers 'Makes Sense'

Nick Morrison, education expert, writes that giving students a voice when it comes to hiring new teachers is just "common sense."

Study: Teacher Experience Improves Job Performance

A recent finding from a handful of studies suggests the notion that teachers improve over their first three or so years and plateau thereafter may not be true. In fact, they suggest the average teacher's ability to boost student achievement increases.

Michelle Obama Initiates Peace Corps 'Let Girls Learn' Program

Michelle Obama is currently on a five-day trip to Asia to promote the U.S.-led education initiative "Let Girls Learn," a community-based program to be run by the Peace Corps that is meant to help girls in the developing world stay in school.

Urban Schools 'Zero Out' Zero-Tolerance Policies

A number of urban school districts in the country are abandoning the zero-tolerance policies and picking up a new process called the "whole-child approach."

PR Ideas for Principals

Is it just a coincidence that the word principal begins with the letters PR? Many principals overlook the importance of strong public relations. But Education World has some great tips for you!

The Best Public School Systems Are in Northeast, Study Finds

SmartAsset looked at 10 across-the-board metrics of education, placing special emphasis on how well states are preparing students for college, and found the best schools are located in the northeast.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million for STEM Education Initiatives

The Jack Kent Cookie Foundation has awarded a total of $1,632,598 in STEM education grants in recognition of the barrier facing high-performing, low-income students interested in STEM fields.