Teachers' Day: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

For many educators, Teacher's Day comes with apples, thank-you cards, and other tokens of gratitude from parents and students. But in Detroit, teachers are spending this day demanding their paychecks. Most of Detroit's public schools remain closed on 

In 1944 Mattye Whyte Woodbridge, an Arkansas teacher began a campaign to establish a national day that would honor teachers. After writing letters to politicians, education leaders and even First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Woodbridge was victorious, as Mrs.

As Americans mark Teachers' Day on Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced that 30,000 "excellent" new science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers have been trained, but their peers in the field worry that without major systemic 

North Carolina Association of Educators President Rodney Ellis, Democratic legislators and others plan to talk about it during a news conference Tuesday. The day is observed by the National Education Association and National PTA as National Teacher Day.

Teachers, professors and mentors: It's time to celebrate you. Right between Easter and Mother's Day, there is a holiday that we are all about observing: National Teacher's Day! Although your educators should be honored every day, May 3 is the day to