September 2018 Archives

Her department's science standards already under fire, Douglas has now proposed using a "scope and sequence" crafted by a Christian liberal arts college as the basis of nearly all the state's K-12 content standards.

Students who take the international PISA exam in 2021 could face a new kind of test: one that attempts to measure their creativity.

Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis is renewing a political trend that had fallen dormant: calling for the end of the use of the shared standards.

Despite a move towards using more nonfiction texts in the classroom, young adults' poetry readership in 2017 was the highest on record over a 15-year period.

At a time when Constitutional issues are very much in the news, teachers and national organizations are gearing up materials and events to help students sort out what makes the 231-year-old document relevant today.

The National Science Teachers Association says teaching about climate change must be a key part of K-12 science instruction.

Maryland, one of the few remaining states to administer the full PARCC exam, will create its own test after the 2018-19 school year.

A Twitter debate heats up over the use of "decodable texts," which are used to help early readers practice certain sound-letter patterns.


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