The head of NASA and inventor Dean Kamen are calling for a cultural shift—and a more hands-on approach to science education.
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.
Michael Butera is being replaced by Michael Blakeslee, pictured, as executive director and chief executive officer of the National Association for Music Education after controversy arose over Butera's reported remarks on the musical abilities of black and Latino people and racial and ethnic diversity in music education.
In a climactic finale, Edward Wan, a 7th grader from Bellevue, Wash., took home first place in an elite national math competition.
The director of the National Association for Music Education attributed the lack of diversity in music education to the ability level of black and Latinos.
Citing the masses of data that are newly accessible and increasingly common in every field, a report calls for more focus on data literacy for K-16 students.
The most recent round of textbook reviews from EdReports.org show that Everyday Math, which is used in about 200,000 classrooms around the country, does not meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
NWEA, which makes the MAP tests, commissioned a poll that found educators, parents, and students value classroom testing and formative tests because they help improve teaching and learning.
School districts in Oregon and California are introducing ethnic studies classes.
As part of a larger equity-focused agenda announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña last fall, New York City public schools are working on a 10-year deadline to get all students reading proficiently by the end of 2nd grade.