Two school districts in Oregon have barred students from participating in a popular reading competition because the reading list for grades 3 through 5 includes a book about a transgender child.


A new middle school genetics and genealogy curriculum inspired by the PBS series "Finding Your Roots" aims to engage students in science using a more personal approach.


Long-awaited standards for teaching sign language in grades kindergarten through 12 have been released by Gallaudet University in an effort to ensure deaf and hard-of-hearing students are using sign language for critical thinking and problem solving.


Enrolling in a school operated by the Democracy Prep charter network boosted students' voting rates when they turned 18.


Gov. Rick Scott says the legislature must approve any additional waivers—and it doesn't meet again for months.


Illinois would become the second state, after California, to require public schools to teach LGBT-inclusive history if a bill passed by the state senate becomes law.


A new RAND report reveals that many school leaders have knowledge gaps when it comes to identifying instructional materials or requirements that align with their state standards.


To help teachers celebrate National Poetry Month, Newbery-Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander shares his tips for teaching poetry to young people.


The document aims to bring clarity to high school math expectations, and calls for an end to the common student-tracking patterns that plague math.


The U.S. Department of Education shows that in general, black and Latino students took fewer such classes than their white peers. And although they had similar access to schools offering Algebra 1 in 8th grade, a smaller proportion of them were enrolled in the class.


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