Five Utah educators, concerned about a lack of instructional materials aligned to the common-core math standards, are writing a set of high school e-textbooks.
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September 26, 2012
September 25, 2012
The NSF is awarding $7.4 million for a project to promote improved STEM education in nine Baltimore elementary schools.
September 21, 2012
The vast majority of Michigan schools offer at least some arts instruction, a new study suggests, but more than one-third have no certified specialists in music or visual arts, the two most popular offerings.
September 20, 2012
At a time when states and districts are on the lookout for textbooks and related instructional materials to guide the teaching of the common core, a recent study offers a cautionary tale about the selection of publishers' wares. First, don't underestimate the importance to student learning of the p...
September 19, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $6.6 million to the Kennedy Center to expand arts education activities, including the integration of the arts across the curriculum.
September 13, 2012
Nearly all states are developing curricular and supplemental materials to help districts and schools implement the common-core state standards, but far fewer are approving or certifying lists of materials, a new report finds.
September 12, 2012
A new survey suggests that many recent high school graduates lack global awareness, but they do see its value.
September 10, 2012
Louisiana is launching an experiment in what the state education agency is billing as 'a la carte school choice ... one course at a time.'
September 06, 2012
A new batch of 'Innovation Fund' grants announced this week by Georgia's governor features a strong emphasis on STEM education.
September 05, 2012
A new guide from the American Library Association aims to help teachers stay on the right side of copyright law when using instructional materials.