Gene Luen Yang, a graphic novelist who writes about identity and cultural differences for young adults and spent nearly two decades as a high school computer science teacher, was among 23 winners of the prestigious award.
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September 23, 2016
September 13, 2016
Twenty states now require that high school students be allowed to count a computer science course as a math or science credit toward graduation, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.
September 07, 2016
Three-quarters of 12th graders attend schools that offer statistics courses, but less than a quarter of students actually take them, according to a recent analysis of national data.
August 24, 2016
The decline in scores is not unexpected, say company representatives, because more states began requiring all 11th graders take the college readiness exam.
August 16, 2016
A new analysis of NAEP data shows that just 22 percent of 12th graders say they've ever taken a computer science course, and more than half attend high schools that don't even offer one.
August 10, 2016
Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
July 19, 2016
A scenario familiar to many classroom teachers is playing out on a much bigger scale at the Republican National Convention.
July 18, 2016
After a 21 year drought, the United States has now won the prestigious international high school math competition for two years running.
July 08, 2016
Wiesel, who died at age 87, wrote dozens of books, the first and perhaps most influential of which was Night, a Holocaust memoir that's taught in middle and high school classrooms around the world.
June 28, 2016
The curriculum review website EdReports.org released its first round of results for high school math textbooksand three of the major publishers performed quite poorly.