Many teachers find reading aloud to adolescents valuable; the Socratic approach to learning finds fans in Cincinnati.


President Obama scheduled to discuss STEM education at White House event tomorrow.


A new team takes over the curriculum beat.


A professor and the president of the English teachers' association discuss whether reading comprehension is a skill that can be taught.


The Education Department schedules a second round of public meetings to help shape its $350 million competition to design common assessments.


The health care reform bill pending in the U.S. Senate still includes $50 million for programs that teach youths to delay having sex, which are widely called "abstinence-only" programs.


Beth Fertig shows what it takes for some students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, to be taught to read.


Policymakers need to raise the level of history instruction in U.S. schools by making state certification requirements for teachers of history more stringent, argues a report released today by the Lexington Institute in Arlington, Va.


Six education organizations, including the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers, have created a partnership to support teachers in bringing African-American history to life for their students.


National common standards would make expectations for all students to succeed academically more equitable, contends Bob Rothman, a senior fellow for the Alliance for Excellent Education, in a brief released today by that organization.


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