Louisiana has taken a step toward its plans to launch an open education marketplace for students to choose courses, allowing 72 course providers to advance to the next round in its approval process.
Miami The annual meeting of the College Board got off to an unusual start: with a high-profile session on English-learners' "right to rigor," moderated by none other than the organization's brand-new president, David Coleman. The session, a panel discussion by three nationally known ELL experts, sent a bevy of potent signals to the field about the organization's priorities as new leadership takes hold. Not only do these priorities come straight from the top—as symbolized by Coleman's presence on the dais—but they feature a big shift in thinking about how to teach students who are learning English. (Video of...
Voters in Portland, Ore., will consider a ballot measure in November that would impose a new tax to pay for arts education.
In early November, educators will gather at Loyola University Maryland for a conference on integrating the teaching of bioethics across the curriculum.
Developers from more than 20 states and 15 social-studies groups worked together to shape guidance for instruction.
Two national organizations are launching an initiative, backed by $2.4 million in federal aid, to bring together science centers and writing teachers to develop projects around the country that will integrate science learning with literacy instruction.
A new statement attempts to establish a comprehensive and shared vision of what it means to be ready for good jobs.
Some high school teachers in Maryland will convene on Friday for a conference on teaching about homeland security and emergency preparedness, with an eye toward preparing more students for jobs in this sector.
The National Council of Teachers of English hopes teachers and students will share all kinds of writing this Friday, on a day set aside to honor the craft.
A new documentary examines the push by Texas conservatives to overhaul state standards for history and science.