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January 08, 2017

Study: Some Elementary Math Textbooks Are Better Than Others

A new study finds that Houghton Mifflin California Math produced larger achievement gains than any other textbook.

January 06, 2017

Arkansas School Administrator Urges More Teachers to Embrace Video

Math teacher-turned-administrator Tyler Tarver has become a bit of an internet sensation through his online tutorials on algebra and geometry.

October 28, 2016

Math Teachers: Open Resources Come With Risks

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is advocating for caution when it comes to open educational resources.

October 11, 2016

Math Students From High-Performing Countries Memorize Less, PISA Shows

Students in the highest-performing countries for mathematics are less reliant on memorization strategies than their peers in lower performing-countries, according to a new analysis of international assessment data.

September 28, 2016

Study: Improving Teachers' Math Knowledge Doesn't Boost Student Scores

Fourth grade math teachers who took content-intensive professional development improved their own general math knowledge, but those gains did not trickle down to students, according to a new federal study.

September 21, 2016

K-12 Lessons From U.S. Census Bureau Use Real Data to Teach Statistics

The U.S. Census Bureau launched an updated website with free K-12 lesson plans for teaching statistics through geography, history, math, and social studies activities.

September 15, 2016

Video: Education Week Explains the Common Core State Standards

You can now watch our short video explainer about what the common core is ... and what it's not.

September 13, 2016

More States Mandate High Schools Count Computer Science as Math or Science

Twenty states now require that high school students be allowed to count a computer science course as a math or science credit toward graduation, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.

September 07, 2016

Just 1 in 4 High School Seniors Have Taken Statistics

Three-quarters of 12th graders attend schools that offer statistics courses, but less than a quarter of students actually take them, according to a recent analysis of national data.

August 24, 2016

Two-Thirds of U.S. 11th Graders Now Taking ACT, While Scores Drop Slightly

The decline in scores is not unexpected, say company representatives, because more states began requiring all 11th graders take the college readiness exam.

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