New federal data show that black and Latino students are not getting equal access to the high-level math and science classes that are a gateway to college.
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June 07, 2016
June 06, 2016
Education Week spoke with Matt Larson, the new president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, about his priorities and what he thinks are some of the biggest issues facing math teachers today.
May 27, 2016
A Florida teacher is preparing students for advanced math competitions during the school dayand it's paid off to the tune of nine national championships.
May 13, 2016
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.
May 10, 2016
In a climactic finale, Edward Wan, a 7th grader from Bellevue, Wash., took home first place in an elite national math competition.
April 29, 2016
When the scores for 4th and 8th grades were released in October, and showed declines as well, there was all sorts of chatter about where to place the blame. So far, the most recent 12th grade scores haven't caused the same kind of finger-pointing.
April 27, 2016
Much like their 4th and 8th grade peers, high school seniors have lost ground in math over the last two years, according to the most recent scores on a national achievement test.
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 20, 2016
A new research study has found that students perform better in math classes held in the morning than those held in the afternoon.
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.