A third of Oklahoma high schools no longer offer even one foreign language; rural schools are hardest hit. A lack of data makes it hard to know whether other states have similar patterns.
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January 04, 2018
December 27, 2017
Many schools don't offer a standalone chemistry class, and even in those that do, black and Hispanic students are less likely to take it.
December 21, 2017
Twenty-six states scored in the C through F range in a new report on financial literacy in high schools.
October 31, 2017
Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, Bridgeport high school students will be required to take a course in African American Studies, Latin American Studies or Perspectives on Race to earn a diploma.
October 27, 2017
California is among the first states to create a diploma seal recognizing graduates' civic knowledge and engagement.
September 26, 2017
A study examining the trajectories of more than 187,000 Chicago freshmen finds that GPA is a strong predictor of later high school grades and college enrollment and persistence.
September 01, 2017
Three commercial series got top marks for common-core alignment from EdReports.org. But the group said three others had problems in at least one grade level.
July 21, 2017
This fall, two high schools in Provo, Utah will offer students in grades 10 through 12 an introductory course called Careers in Education I, with the aim of enticing young people into the teaching profession.
June 28, 2017
This fall, five South Carolina high schools will offer an aerospace curriculum to develop the next generation of aviation technology talent in a state where officials say the industry is thriving.
May 12, 2017
Welcome to the National Poetry Out Loud Competition, where 53 high school students recited poems—classical, modern, long, and short—and competed for $20,000 in prize money.