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.
When the scores for 4th and 8th grades were released in October, and showed declines as well, there was all sorts of chatter about where to place the blame. So far, the most recent 12th grade scores haven't caused the same kind of finger-pointing.
Teachers College professor Anand Marri argues that students and teachers need to take a big-picture view of economic and financial literacy.
Much like their 4th and 8th grade peers, high school seniors have lost ground in math over the last two years, according to the most recent scores on a national achievement test.