Starting today, about 6,000 educators, researchers, librarians, and experts are gathering here for three days of literacy professional development.


We profile a New York City high school where students have to explain and defend their ideas in major year-long projects in order to earn their diplomas.


The authors conclude that treasure hunts using GPS technology could energize the lesson plans of teachers across different subjects.


Common-core instructional materials are being used in all states, including those that the repealed or never adopted the standards, as well as internationally.


On Twitter, educators discussed their summer professional-development plans, and what they'd like to do differently in their classrooms this fall.


The Council for Economic Education will hold a session at its upcoming conference on "sneak-onomics"—how to use children's literature to teach economics: a Q&A with the presenter.


The Common Core State Standards teach students the algorithm for multi-digit addition and subtraction in 4th grade. But some experts say it should be taught sooner.


Virginia's class of 2015 is the first to graduate since financial literacy classes became mandatory.


A new study shows that many states have upped their standards for what it means to be labeled proficient, a change that some attribute to the advent of the common-core standards.


While male and female students are earning high school math and science credits at similar rates, boys are still significantly more likely to take engineering classes and to consider pursuing postsecondary STEM majors, according to a recent transcript study.


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