With an 8-0 vote yesterday by its board of education, D.C. joins eight states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards so far.
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December 19, 2013
December 18, 2013
The District of Columbia school system answers a big question hanging over its impressive gains on the regular NAEP: did the charter school sector drive those improvements? New results show the answer: nope.
December 17, 2013
A vision for science testing, recommended by a panel of the National Research Council, would fundamentally change the current model of assessment, blending classroom-based assessments and periodic tests to "monitor" learning with information about students' "opportunity to learn."
December 13, 2013
In the United States, there was no statistical difference between boys' and girls' scores in either math or science on the 2012 PISA test.
December 10, 2013
A new campaign for Computer Science Education Week is attempting to get 10 million K-12 students to spend an hour learning how to code.
December 03, 2013
The PISA results, released today, are both widely publicized and quite complicated. Here are some tips for understanding the data.
November 13, 2013
A new guide from the federally-funded What Works Clearinghouse offers guidance on best practices in teaching math to children ages 3 to 6.
November 13, 2013
A measure approved this week by the Wisconsin Senate would require all high school students to complete more math and science credits to graduate.
October 30, 2013
Students at a North Carolina middle school used math to set a world record.
October 22, 2013
Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting $8 million from the National Science Foundation to improve math instruction at the secondary level.