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A teacher wearing a face mask teaches children after a school reopened in Saint-Sebastien-sur-Loire near Nantes, France, amid the coronavirus outbreak on May 12, 2020.

What the CDC guidelines for reopening schools recommend, including mask wearing and closing playgrounds

The CDC encourages school leaders, teachers, and parents to consider taking precautions like staggering drop-offs and disinfecting any shared toys.
Contestants from the 2020 "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament.

The annual Teachers Tournament on ‘Jeopardy,’ filmed months ago, is now a heartwarming tribute to educators during the pandemic

"Jeopardy!" holds an annual Teachers Tournament celebrating America's educators. This year's tournament airs May 25 through June 5 on CBS.

A preschool teacher in Sweden says she wonders ‘how many people will die because of me’ as parents are required to send kids to school

A preschool teacher outside Stockholm told Insider the situation is worrying colleagues, parents, and students, who are forced to attend schools.
David Lovelin welcoming students to campus.

I’m a high school principal in Hong Kong — this is what US families can expect distance learning to look like in a few months

"The government in Hong Kong closed schools in early January, meaning we're a solid couple of months further along than most American schools."
Elementary school teachers earn a median wage of $60,870 a year.

From cafeteria workers to principals, here’s what everyone makes in a public school

May 4-8 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Public schools employ a variety of teachers and other workers who earn a range of salaries.
Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated during the first full week of May.

20 gifts educators say they want for Teacher Appreciation Week, including a personal note, sanitizer, and a gift card

Parents who are now homeschooling due to the pandemic say they are more grateful than ever for teachers and want to do something special for them.
Elementary school teacher Luciana Lira feeds one month old Neysel at her home on May 1, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut.

A Connecticut elementary school teacher is caring for a student’s infant brother while the family recovers from COVID-19

Luciana Lira, a bilingual /ESL teacher in Stamford, Connecticut, became a temporary guardian for the baby at the beginning of April.
Parents are more appreciative of teachers now during the pandemic. Educators want that momentum to evolve into measurable change.

I’m grateful for the sudden appreciation of teachers, but what I really want is higher pay and improved conditions

Parents who have been tasked with homeschooling their children are now aware of what's involved in educating kids.

Thousands of teachers joined Facebook groups to strike. Now they’re revisiting them for support and guidance as schools remain shuttered and cla...

One Kentucky group grew to 20,000 members as teachers began organizing rallies and walkouts. Today, those same members swap tips under lockdown.
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31 thoughtful gifts for teachers to thank them for everything they do

During teacher appreciation week, it's only proper to show educators some love and appreciation for all they do to support our kids.