Phi Delta Kappan, a professional magazine for educators, features articles on education practice, research, policy, issues, and trends. Frequent topics include school improvement, leadership, standards, accountability, the achievement gap, classroom practice, professional development, teacher education, research, technology and innovations in teaching and learning, state and federal policy, and education and the global economy. The PDK/Gallup poll on public attitudes toward education is published each September. Columns include national education issues, research and development, innovation, thoughts on teaching, legal issues, a variety of international writers, and editorial opinion. The magazine is published eight times a year, September through May.
Phi Delta Kappa International, a professional education association, serves P-12 teachers; school–, district–, and state-level administrators; teacher educators and education researchers; education policy makers; and members of the public who want to be active in education issues. PDK offers print and electronic publications, an annual summit on education, worldwide networking, international travel opportunities, and scholarships. Committed to preparing the next generation of educators, PDK is also home to the Future Educators Association.