General Interest


What Does the Department of Education Do?

The United States Department of Education is a federal agency that is responsible for establishing and administering education policy at the national level. It also coordinates the dispersal of most federal education assistance. It is a Cabinet-level agency and is headed by the Secretary of Education, who reports directly to the President. The Department of […]

 

Best Schools in Louisiana for Teachers

The top schools in Louisiana offer teachers the opportunity to work with high-achieving students from all backgrounds, with the support and resources that make it possible for both students and educators to succeed. Getting hired by these institutions will require more than Louisiana teacher certification, but dedicated and passionate teachers have nothing to lose

Top 5 Summer Jobs for Teachers

Each year, teachers have a great opportunity to try a new line of work during the summer. You could allow yourself a little recess by working at a camp, take a break from kids and take a stab at freelance writing, or explore a foreign culture while teaching abroad. Because you’re less busy than during […]

Year-Round School Pros and Cons

Many school districts are faced with the problem of a growing student population coupled with a shortage of school facilities and limited funds for new facilities. In response, some districts are adopting or looking into year-round education (YRE). In addition to maximizing the use of existing schools for larger numbers of students, some education experts […]

Top 10 Movies for Teachers

If you are an education student looking for a pick-me-up, a teacher looking to learn something in your off hours or just looking for a good flick, these 10 movies about teaching will keep you riveted. Ranging from Hollywood dramas to inner-city documentaries, they all tell stories you aren’t likely to forget. These aren’t just […]