At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.
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May 13, 2016
May 05, 2016
The most recent round of textbook reviews from EdReports.org show that Everyday Math, which is used in about 200,000 classrooms around the country, does not meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
April 27, 2016
Teachers College professor Anand Marri argues that students and teachers need to take a big-picture view of economic and financial literacy.
April 21, 2016
In a new paper, Stanford professor Jo Boaler argues that math teachers should use more visual approaches in their classrooms, including encouraging students to use their fingers to count and represent quantities.
April 19, 2016
In common-core states, nearly all math and language arts teachers are at least somewhat reliant on materials they've developed or selected themselves, according to a new nationally representative survey.
April 12, 2016
A science curriculum using toy cars helped engage girls and special education students in learning physics, finds a study presented at AERA.
April 05, 2016
'Serial' launched something of a podcast revolution. So why are there still so few podcasts for kids?
April 04, 2016
The governor vetoed a bill that would have made Virginia the only state to require K-12 teachers to identify classroom materials with "sexually explicit content" so that parents could opt their children out of such reading.
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.
March 17, 2016
Legislatures in Kentucky and Idaho are considering measures that would permit the Bible to be taught in schools.