December 2017 Archives

The interactive Trail of Tears curriculum stresses "place-based learning."

A federal judge has blocked an Arizona state law that led to the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American history course in Tucson Unified School District.

Many schools don't offer a standalone chemistry class, and even in those that do, black and Hispanic students are less likely to take it.

Kansas high schools are piloting a yearlong math course that aims to save students time and money once they enter college.

Twenty-six states scored in the C through F range in a new report on financial literacy in high schools.

The changes have come amid questions over the rigor of these popular high school classes.

Other countries put curriculum at the center of how they train teachers. Why doesn't the United States?

School board members in Tucson, Ariz., acted after learning that a controversial economics textbook that hadn't been properly vetted.

High schools step up to support students entering the Siemens Competition in math, science, and technology, which announced its winners this week.

California's constitution contains a "right to literacy," and the state has failed to provide some students the opportunity to achieve it, argues the lawsuit filed today by students, parents, and advocacy groups. The new challenge echoes a lawsuit filed in Michigan in 2016.

A coalition led by the National Math and Science Initiative wants to firm up a definition and better target communities with fewer STEM education opportunities.


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