In honor of International Literacy Day, the International Reading Association calls attention to the traits of good teacher preparation.
The report from the Albert Shanker Institute examined four U.S. history textbooks that hold a large share of the market, and perceive an anti-labor bias.
Six states win $180 million in funding for comprehensive literacy grants.
New York City's day of common-standards training for all teachers echoes what teachers across the United States will be learning this year as the new guidelines reach classrooms.
Secretary Duncan today named five new members to the National Assessment Governing Board, including the superintendent of the Baltimore district and Kentucky's commissioner.
Educators crave instructional resources for the common standards.
The revised standards for psychology come at a time of growing interest in the subject among high schoolers.
The U.S. Department of Education, as well as many others, have been making available resources to help educators teach about 9/11.
Some observers say that 9/11 gets little or no mention in most social studies classrooms.
Most recent high school graduates say they wished they had taken tougher courses in high school to be better prepared for college.