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July 01, 2015
June 26, 2015
Florida's governor vetoed funding for a financial literacy mandate, raising questions about the status of such efforts in that state.
June 24, 2015
"[K]ids aren't likely to buy into doing tougher math with teachers who are inwardly hyperventilating about the subject themselves," says a new brief from a New York City-based policy institute.
June 11, 2015
Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.
June 10, 2015
In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
June 08, 2015
In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.
May 29, 2015
Georgia is revising its science and social studies standards and the revamp will likely bring a stronger focus on civics.
May 18, 2015
A new online resource offers a collection of student work to help educators see what students should be striving for.
May 18, 2015
Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?
May 15, 2015
Kansas legislators and the state board of education are trying a new tactic to increase financial literacy courses in schools: Ask nicely.