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March 23, 2015

President Obama Welcomes Students to White House for 5th Annual Science Fair

Today, in what President Obama called one of the "most fun" events of the year, dozens of students from around the country showcased their experiments and inventions at the fifth annual White House science fair.

July 28, 2014

Real-Life Math and Teacher Training: Cures for 'Innumeracy'?

Americans are no good at math, but the common core will help only if teachers receive better professional development, according to a recent piece published in The New York Times.

July 21, 2014

U.S. Ranks Low for Innovation in Education

The U.S. ranked near the bottom in an exhaustive international comparison of educational innovation, but received high grades for use of assessments and parent engagement.

May 09, 2014

Science Museums in the Digital Age

Museums can be exciting new hubs of learning for students, especially when using digital tools, explains a new webinar.

November 12, 2010

Seat Time: An Idea Whose Time Has Come and Gone?

A new study argues that technology can play a key role in letting students advance through their education as they master skills and ideas, rather than after prescribed periods of "seat time."

July 12, 2010

Monday Reading Roundup

The Washington Post explores the Gates Foundation's impact on education; The Hechinger Report explores the dropout crisis, and the NGA's new chairman announces a focus on college completion.

February 12, 2010

Chatting About Charters

Curriculum Matters co-author Erik Robelen will appear on the Kojo Nnamdi Show this coming Monday to discuss charter schools.

January 27, 2010

Bill Gates' Letter Focuses on Teaching, Online Learning

Bill Gates zeroes in on teaching, online learning, in his annual letter.

November 12, 2009

A Student Sows the Seeds of Innovation

A student from Oakland, Calif., launches a project to transform farming in India.

October 29, 2009

Student Debates Linked to Gains in Urban Achievement

African-American students who took part in debates were more likely to graduate from high school and more likely to be college-ready, a new study finds.

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