Low-performing schools that implemented an arts integration program over two years showed improved attendance, fewer suspensions, and substantial gains in academic achievement, according to a new report.
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Nearly 90 percent of arts education is funded by the government, according to a series of new reports from the National Endowment for the Arts.
December 17, 2014
Students would be better off if algebra teachers began their lessons with word problems, according to a recent study. But that can pose challenges for students who struggle with language.
December 15, 2014
In case you missed it, a recently released package of opinion pieces looks at the many facets of K-12 arts education.
December 03, 2014
About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.
November 26, 2014
More than four out of every 10 students in a California district repeated Algebra 1, according to a new study, though not all repeaters were low performers.
October 30, 2014
The National Science Foundation released a data tool today that puts STEM education statistics into a friendly, visual format.
October 30, 2014
As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows.
October 17, 2014
Students who attended a live theater performance showed better knowledge of vocabulary words, more tolerance, and an improved ability to read others' emotions when compared to students who did not attend, according to a recent study.
October 16, 2014
The Center for American Progress released a report looking at how much time students spend taking state- and district-required tests.