A Maryland educator has her students look at local elections through the lens of a local controversy—the opioid epidemic—and a national one, the debate over voter suppression.
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November 06, 2018
November 05, 2018
In the second of a three-part series, a Syracuse teacher has students look at voter turnout data and create local voting guides for their communities.
November 01, 2018
In the kickoff of a blog series leading up to the midterm elections, Curriculum Matters explore how one teacher approached the topic of ballot initiatives.
August 28, 2018
The strategy focuses on supporting networks of schools working to boost high school graduation and college enrollment among middle and high school students.
July 24, 2018
Swing states are experiencing a surge in youth voter registration following the wave of student activism triggered by the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., an analysis of voter-registration data finds.
June 13, 2018
Students like math and science more than they did nearly a decade ago, but they like reading less, especially in elementary school.
March 30, 2018
The provocative idea in the city's bid is not fleshed out, but it comes as more districts and educators struggle to articulate the appropriate role of businesses in K-12 education.
January 04, 2018
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.
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.