Seek Academy in Newark, N.J., has added a social justice class for students in kindergarten through 4th grades to help them make sense of some of the most controversial issues of the day, including the "take the knee" debate.


The state's new financial literacy standards take effect this school year.


Teachers offer ideas about how to discuss the "take the knee" controversy in classes, including English and government, as well as how to deal with challenges.


A study examining the trajectories of more than 187,000 Chicago freshmen finds that GPA is a strong predictor of later high school grades and college enrollment and persistence.


A new report ties falling rates of civic engagement in the U.S. to not enough federal and state attention on civics education.


Scientists have developed a kindness curriculum that they argue should be taught right along with math and reading.


A look at what's new in New York's replacement standards, and what led the state to consider an overhaul in the first place.


Americans' grasp of even basic Constitutional knowledge is weak, prompting calls for redoubling civics education efforts.


Exposure to neuroscience can help dispel—but doesn't eliminate—beliefs in neuromyths among educators and the general public, a study finds.


Chicago Public School students will learn the details of a police-brutality scandal that rocked the city between the 1970s and the early 1990s.


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