Finland is rolling out a new national curriculum this fall that focuses on multi-disciplinary learning. Education Week sat down with the Finnish Minister of Education to discuss the roll-out, an investment in teacher education, and the upcoming PISA scores.
How schools should teach about evolution is still controversial in the Lone Star State.
Keeping low-income, struggling schools up to date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.
Michigan is the latest state to consider a law that would retain some students who aren't reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.
Fourth grade math teachers who took content-intensive professional development improved their own general math knowledge, but those gains did not trickle down to students, according to a new federal study.
Learning to sing and play instruments helped the development of auditory processing skills of teenagers in Chicago.
A new curriculum called "Elections and Relationships" includes lessons on hot political topics—and on how to have a respectful conversation.
The website ScienceDebate.org asked the presidential candidates to lay out their views on 20 science-related topics. Here's what Clinton and Trump said on two that affect K-12 education.
Gene Luen Yang, a graphic novelist who writes about identity and cultural differences for young adults and spent nearly two decades as a high school computer science teacher, was among 23 winners of the prestigious award.