Principals and superintendents underestimate how much support there is among parents for K-12 computer science classes, according to a recent survey by Gallup and Google.
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The Next Generation Science Standards do a better job overall of covering genetics than most previous state standards, but are missing some key content, according to a new study.
July 31, 2015
The campaign seeks to teach 800,000 children to swim by the end of the year.
July 29, 2015
In a new Education Week commentary piece, public radio reporter Monica Brady-Myerov argues that reading same-language subtitles can boost students' literacy.
July 29, 2015
Students who took music classes developed improved and lasting phonological skills that can translate to language abilities, new research finds.
July 27, 2015
A MOOC-provider teams up with the College Board to release materials aimed at students who are underrepresented in AP classes.
July 18, 2015
At the International Literacy Association conference here, renowned reading expert Timothy Rasinski shared some of his favorite ways for developing students' foundational reading skillsmany of which involve word play.
July 09, 2015
A new study shows that many states have upped their standards for what it means to be labeled proficient, a change that some attribute to the advent of the common-core standards.
July 07, 2015
While male and female students are earning high school math and science credits at similar rates, boys are still significantly more likely to take engineering classes and to consider pursuing postsecondary STEM majors, according to a recent transcript study.
July 06, 2015
The National Science Foundation is offering grants to help teachers gain exposure and improve STEM education.