A teacher used Lizzo's "Truth Hurts" to create custom lyrics to boost her 2nd-grade students' self-esteem.
A professor at Texas Southern University offered to hold a student's newborn son so she was able to engage in the class discussion and take notes.
A visit to the pumpkin patch with his daughter's kindergarten class made an Oregon man respect teachers even more.
With more teens glued to their smartphone screens than ever before, schools are beginning to ban the device from classrooms altogether — and both teachers and students are ecstatic.
After a two-year-long battle with laryngeal cancer, a Pennsylvania teacher has passed away. The 32-year-old, however, left one final lesson in her self-written obituary.
As a follow-up to Yahoo’s Sept. 28 piece on the challenges black educators face in the classroom and as a new Education Trust report is released, Yahoo Lifestyle reached out to black and Latino educators to see if they could offer solutions.
Sixty-three percent of public school districts still offer a starting salary below $40,000, according to the National Education Association. “How can we recruit and retain quality teachers ... if we don’t pay them what they’re worth?” asks the organization's president.
Actress and activist Busy Philipps is helping secure school supplies for teachers across the country by posting to her nearly 2-million follower Instagram. "I feel a great deal of responsibility for trying to figure out ways to ease the burden on those around me," she says.
In interviews with Yahoo Lifestyle, more than a dozen teachers across the U.S. discussed how increasing demands of teaching have negatively affected their mental health — causing insomnia, depression, anxiety and panic attacks.
Teachers are becoming "sugar babies" to supplement their educator salaries, instead of taking on extra jobs.
The National Education Association reports that across the country, 10 percent of public school teachers have reported being threatened with injury by a student; six percent have been physically attacked.
Teachers spend hundreds — sometimes thousands — of dollars on supplies for their classrooms and students each year. "I wish we had more funding and support," says one.
A mother claims that an eighth-grade teacher threatened and cut her daughter's hair, and that he was allegedly suspended for only three days while the school performed an internal investigation.
A teacher volunteered to carry a student who uses a wheelchair on his back during a recent field trip so she wouldn't feel left out.
A teacher at a Long Island middle school is under investigation for allegedly telling students to write a "funny" caption underneath photos of slavery.
Rachel Bardes spent 16 years teaching Spanish before low salaries and standardized tests made her walk away. “No one wants to be a teacher anymore,” she says.
More teachers left the profession in 2018 than in any other year on record. Yahoo Lifestyle spoke with over 50 teachers about what led them to abandon a job that many believed would last a lifetime.
Elementary school students in Houston, Texas are navigating their flooded hallway by walking on benches. "Nobody's gonna believe this," one teacher says.
Sandy Hook Promise is reminding people of the anxiety that students face as they head back to the classroom after one of the deadliest years for school violence.
The pregnant Denver teacher had no choice but to lie down on the sidewalk in front of school.
The guide, which is in accordance with Utah law, would allow teachers to answer "spontaneous questions" from students about sex.