Educators See More Hungry Students

Educators across the nation report that they are witnessing hunger among their students despite government and private nutrition programs intended to ensure children have enough to eat in and out of school, according to a new survey of classroom instructors.

School Safety and Discipline Survey

In poll after poll, parents, teachers and school staff say that school safety and order are their highest school priorities. Educators know that other efforts to improve schools will not be effective without an orderly and safe learning environment.

Latest Salary Survey Shows Gains; Charter Pay Lags

The average salary for traditional public school teachers increased 4.5 percent in 2006-07 to $51,009, according to the AFT's latest teacher salary survey, marking the first time average teacher pay exceeded $50,000 and the first time since 2003 that teacher salaries surpassed the annual rate of inflation.

Play the Game—A Year in the Life of a Teacher
A teacher's life is all about balance. In this activity, you will work to survive and thrive by earning as many points as you can for your students, your personal well-being and your career, while maintaining the best possible balance among these areas.

Council of the Great City Schools Report for Birmigham City Schools

This the full report of the latest report and set of recommendations from the Council of the Great City Schools to the Birmingham Board of Education. This June report updates recommendations made in January to the Birmingham board. Download file