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.
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August 16, 2016
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.
April 20, 2016
A new research study has found that students perform better in math classes held in the morning than those held in the afternoon.
April 07, 2016
Contrary to public perception, disadvantaged students are not disproportionately placed in career-related programs, the study finds.
April 04, 2016
Draft rules on assessment, released late last week, would allow districts to use the SAT, ACT, or college-placement tests as their high school test for accountability.
March 25, 2016
A new study looks at how K-12 educators responded to the Ebola outbreak, and finds that most science teachers devoted some class time to the topic.