February 2019 Archives

A study of Houston schools finds that an influx of arts lessons led to reductions in disciplinary infractions, increased writing achievement, and strengthened student compassion.


Of the six series reviewed for their quality and how well they aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, EdReports gave just one top marks.


Five of the nine district-level educators named as Leaders to Learn From this year were singled out for their work in rethinking what's taught in schools.


Share our new video, which succinctly explains what these complex terms mean.


New data from a Tufts University center show increases in youth voter turnout rates in 17 states.


In a kindergarten class in Baltimore and a high school class in Manhattan Beach, Calif., teachers asked students to create podcasts about love and what they loved about themselves. Here's what they created.


Although homework does tend to align to standards, a lot of it is busywork, rather than work requiring students to synthesize, analyze, or use higher-order thinking skills.


AP test-taking hit another all-time high this year, with 1.24 million students taking at least one exam. And the College Board is moving up next year's registration deadline.


The end of the standards raises a whole host of questions about what will replace them.


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