Gene Luen Yang, a graphic novelist who writes about identity and cultural differences for young adults and spent nearly two decades as a high school computer science teacher, was among 23 winners of the prestigious award.
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September 23, 2016
September 15, 2016
You can now watch our short video explainer about what the common core is ... and what it's not.
September 08, 2016
Anna Dewdney, the author and illustrator of the popular Llama Llama children's books, died on Saturday after a 15-month battle with brain cancer.
August 30, 2016
After analyzing dozens of K-12 math textbooks—and determining that most of the major publishers were selling subpar common-core products—the curriculum review group EdReports.org has moved on to English/language arts materials.
August 25, 2016
A survey from the National Council of Teachers of English finds that many English teachers are dissatisfied by standardized tests and have their own thoughts about how to assess students more effectively.
August 24, 2016
The decline in scores is not unexpected, say company representatives, because more states began requiring all 11th graders take the college readiness exam.
August 05, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education is asking people to share photos of themselves reading as part of its #ReadWhereYouAre campaign.
August 01, 2016
A recent study found that academic language, perspective taking, and complex reasoning can predict the kind of deep reading comprehension students need in secondary school and beyond.
July 26, 2016
Researchers find that U.S. teachers perform about as well as other American college graduates in literacy skills, but lag both fellow college-educated Americans and their international peers in math skills.
July 19, 2016
A scenario familiar to many classroom teachers is playing out on a much bigger scale at the Republican National Convention.