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Teacher: The 'Disturbing' Things I Learned About Common Core

Emily Talmage, an elementary school teacher in Lewiston, Maine, shared some recent research she found on the new Common Core tests.

Duncan Gives Himself a 'Low Grade' for Teacher-Prep Program Oversight

When it comes to teacher-preparation programs, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gives himself and his agency a "low grade," saying there are "light years to go."

Teachers Share Why They Stay in the Classroom

NPR asked teachers why they stay in the classroom despite a drop in teacher training enrollment across the country.

Educator: How Reform Hurts My Teaching

"We need to craft a message about real reform and act on it. Learning is a complex human endeavor and hard to measure. Teaching is difficult."

Weekly Deals & Freebies Roundup: Vacation Getaway Deals and Tools for Creating Mementos

Deals and freebies come and go, but memories last forever. This week, enjoy educator discounts on vacation packages and memory-making classroom tools.

Poetry Out Loud Celebrates 10th Year at National Finals

This year, the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest will be celebrating its tenth year in Washington, D.C., where 365,000 students will gather to recite classic and contemporary poetry for $50,000 in prizes.

Get Crafty: Teach Students About Therapeutic Effects of Crafting

In honor of National Craft Month, Education World delves into the therapeutic effects of crafting and explores how creativity can help students in the classroom.