The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has released a statement cautioning states and districts that allowing computer science courses to substitute for a high school math course could "undermine students' mathematics preparation."
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March 09, 2016
National Public Radio and Listen Current, a group founded by a former radio journalist, team up to bring more NPR segments into the classroom.
March 08, 2016
Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new effort to bring computer science classes to every public school in the state by the end of 2017.
February 26, 2016
Thirteen states and 40 districts are launching #GoOpen initiatives, focused on open resources and promoted by the federal education department.
February 25, 2016
Early findings from a new study show that California schools are using a wider range of unique textbooks than they were before the common core—in contrast to claims the standards would homogenize curriculum.
February 16, 2016
The American Association for the Advancement of Science announced the release of a new, research-based curriculum for middle school teachers that, according to early piloting, is having quite an impact on science learning.
February 12, 2016
EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, released analyses of four more textbook series this weekand again the results indicated publishers failed to meet the mark.
February 11, 2016
A new study found that teachers are mainly relying on homegrown instructional materials, created either by themselves or their district colleagues, to meet the Common Core State Standards.
February 04, 2016
Several of the big computer science education groups have put out a draft "framework" for how to teach the subject, and they're now looking for feedback from the public.
February 02, 2016
The stars may very well be aligning for proponents of K-12 computer science education