The results from two studies that looked at teachers' preparedness for the common core came out this week.
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February 26, 2014
February 19, 2014
When asked about the most important long-term goals of education, voters place the highest value on building character rather than building the economy. And most don't know what the common core is.
February 03, 2014
A new study finds that district-imposed tests take far more of teachers' and students' time than do state-mandated assessments.
January 14, 2014
A recent survey found that just half of high school civics and American government teachers devote one or more units to teaching students how to critically analyze the news.
December 03, 2013
The PISA results, released today, are both widely publicized and quite complicated. Here are some tips for understanding the data.
October 18, 2013
A new survey of teachers shows that most assign readings based on a student's reading level, rather than his grade level.
October 10, 2013
By guest blogger Sarah D. Sparks. Cross-posted from Inside School Research. The Common Core State Standards require considerable writing across many subjects, but the standards themselves won't be enough to guide teachers to best practices in writing instruction, according to a new analysis. In a st...
September 24, 2013
A new grant from the National Science Foundation seeks to boost science education by allowing students and teachers to engage in research.
September 16, 2013
A new study finds multiple benefits for students who participated in a school field trip to an art museum in Arkansas, including enhanced ability to think critically about art and stronger interest in the arts.
August 28, 2013
A new study suggests that while girls report a higher degree of generalized math anxiety than boys, there is no difference in their level of math anxiety when in math class or taking a math exam.