New federal data show that black and Latino students are not getting equal access to the high-level math and science classes that are a gateway to college.
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June 07, 2016
June 06, 2016
Education Week spoke with Matt Larson, the new president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, about his priorities and what he thinks are some of the biggest issues facing math teachers today.
March 22, 2016
The new test is designed to give 10th graders a preview of the ACT college-entrance exam.
March 16, 2016
Andrew Hacker, author of The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions, discussed why he thinks we should eliminate advanced math requirements.
March 14, 2016
The results of a two-year study on the National Writing Project, a teacher professional-development program that's lost federal funding in recent years, show that it had a positive impact on both teachers and students.
March 01, 2016
The White House launched a new effort to expose K-12 students to what happens in the nation's federal science labs, in the hopes of sparking more interest in STEM careers.
January 28, 2016
The Council for Economic Education's annual survey finds that fewer states are requiring economics.
January 06, 2016
The move is the latest in a series of states deciding to dump PARCC or Smarter Balanced for the SAT or ACT.
December 17, 2015
Under a new California law, districts must put into place "fair, objective, and transparent" placement policies for 9th grade math classes by the beginning of the next school year.
November 12, 2015
A new benchmark to measure students' readiness for first-year college courses expected for majors in STEM fields shows that only 20 percent of high school students meet that mark.