June 2018 Archives

States don't routinely collect information on districts' materials purchases. If they plan to use curriculum as a lever to improve student learning, they should, a new brief argues.

The Golden State plans to triple the number of students who are proficient in a language other than English over the next 12 years.

A new report from a national think tank pulls together everything you need to know about the state of civics education and the teachers who teach it.

Eight independent DC-area schools announced on Monday their decision to eliminate Advanced Placement courses by 2022.

Students like math and science more than they did nearly a decade ago, but they like reading less, especially in elementary school.

Participation and performance among AP Computer Science courses has increased in the past year, but especially so for the popular AP Computer Science Principles class.

High school history teachers are fighting back against changes to Advanced Placement World History that eliminate content on pre-colonial Africa, Asia, Americas and the Middle East.

Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania plans to sign a bill requiring 7th through 12th graders take a civics test.

The foundation wants to help schools in developing countries have access to "better information, evidence, tools, and approaches to improve teaching and learning."

A new study finds a link between beefing up high school graduation requirements in math and science and a reduction in youth drinking.

Karthik Nemmani, 14, from McKinney, Texas, nabbed the Scripps National Spelling Bee champion title on Thursday night in Oxon Hill, Md.


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