By Annalyn Censky
NEW YORK -- After four years of layoffs, teaching jobs are finally coming back. Public school hiring rose this summer to its highest level in six years.
Local school districts added 79,000 education jobs this July through September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's the... Read More »
Lots of workers waste time at work, but few would want to broadcast video of themselves doing it. But New York technology teacher Francesco Portelos is doing that just to protest his suspension, which he says has left him to languish in a "rubber room" -- a detention center for teachers.
Portelos (pictured... Read More »
By Miriam Salpeter
Most people are too busy working to stop and think about how to invest in their careers. You may be thinking, "I'm doing my job, isn't that enough?" However, if you want to make sure you stay on the right career track, it takes more than just getting the day-to-day work done to be... Read More »
By Annalyn Censky
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Low-wage, unskilled labor was once its competitive edge, but now China is quickly rising as the world's largest supplier of college-educated workers.
By 2030, China alone will account for 30 percent of the world's new college-educated workers, predicts a study by... Read More »
Kylar Broadus was a self-described workaholic when he was working for a financial institution in the early 1990s. Then suddenly, he began receiving harassing phone calls and given assignments after hours due the next morning. He was told he wasn't allowed to talk to certain people. Finally he was forced out,... Read More »
With all the debate surrounding the value of a college degree these days, many young workers and their parents may be glad to hear there are many well paying jobs that don't require higher education.
CareerCast.com recently identified 20 good jobs that need only a high-school diploma, although they do... Read More »
By Michael Liedtke
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is sorry for allowing an inaccuracy about his education to appear in his official bio, but not remorseful enough to heed calls for him to resign.
Thompson apologized for the uproar caused by the misinformation in a memo sent Monday to the troubled... Read More »
By Anne Gearan
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration wants to trademark the term "GI Bill" in an effort to shield veterans and military families being swindled or misled by schools that target their federal education benefits.
President Barack Obama is signing a wide-ranging order on Friday that... Read More »
With U.S. workers' wages stagnating, the idea of earning $100,000 a year without a bachelor's degree might seem impossible.
But there are jobs that command high salaries, have plenty of openings, and require only certification from a vocational school or an associate degree, typically earned at one of the... Read More »
Los Angeles-area parents continue to be rocked by accusations that teachers in the city's school system have engaged students in sexual acts.
As the Los Angeles Times reports, a seventh L.A. school employee has been arrested, following an incident in which it's alleged he had sex with a 17-year-old female... Read More »
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum sought to make some political hay last weekend by taking President Obama to task for purportedly saying he wants all Americans to go to college.
Speaking to a gathering of some 1,000 conservative activists in Troy, Mich., on Saturday, Santorum called the... Read More »
This article originally appeared on Schools.com
By Kristin Marino
Perhaps more than any other profession, elementary school teachers hold the future in their hands. A career as an elementary school teacher could put you at the front lines in the pursuit and delivery of a quality education to every child... Read More »
A Tennessee teacher who resigned after video of her students participating in a hitting contest was posted on a popular video-sharing website says the split-second incident has ruined her career.
School officials confronted Mount Juliet High School teacher Kim Evans after video of one student slapping... Read More »
There are a lot of arguments out there for why teachers' salaries should be higher or lower. But the Bible must be a new one. Shadrack McGill, a first-term Republican state senator in Alabama, made the case at a prayer breakfast Monday that teachers shouldn't get a raise, because then they'd be drawn to the... Read More »