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How One Teacher Helped A High School Student Who Weighed 510 Pounds Change His Life

For Eric Ekis, high school was a struggle.<p>The 14-year-old entered his freshman year at Franklin Community High School in Franklin, Ind., weighing 510 pounds, making him an easy target for his peers to pick on, the Indianapolis Star reported.<p>Not only was Eric struggling with bullying and his weight, …

Hand-Built Library on Wheels Helps Retired Teacher Spread the Love of Reading

Antonio La Cava, a retired Italian schoolteacher, decided that after 42 years of teaching, he could do even more to spread the love of reading to …

Teaching

Teachers Wish More People Would Listen to Them

A new survey asked 20,000 teachers for their views on everything from educational technology to teacher evaluations.<p>Teachers overwhelmingly say they aren’t being listened to on matters of education policy at the state or national level. At the school level, however, 69 percent of teachers said …

You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong.

You went to school so you think you know what teachers do, right? You are wrong. Here’s a piece explaining all of this from Sarah Blaine, a mom, former teacher and full-time practicing attorney in New Jersey who writes at her parentingthecore blog, where this first appeared.<p>By Sarah Blaine<p>We all …

San Francisco is Now Completely Unaffordable for Teachers

There is <b>not one single home currently for sale</b> in San Francisco that would be affordable for the average teacher to buy. This sobering stat comes from new Redfin research that compared the average salaries of teachers across California to home prices in the state. In San Francisco, where the median …