Nearly all teachers and principals believe students should have time for independent reading at school, yet only about a third of teachers set aside time each day for this, according to a recent survey.
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Thousands of scientists, educators, researchers, and science-lovers gathered on the National Mall this morning to bring attention to the importance of STEM education and advocate for fact-based policy making.
April 04, 2017
The number of students earning bachelor's degrees in computer science hit a new high recently—finally surpassing the previous peak in 2003.
March 27, 2017
About one in three teachers nationally are using the free online materials, but which teachers are these and how are they using them?
March 08, 2017
When parents of high schoolers are given guidance on how to talk about the importance of science and math, their children are more likely to score well on a STEM standardized test and, years later, pursue a STEM career, a study finds.
March 02, 2017
A new website geared toward school administrators rates instructional programs for K-12 reading and math based on the effectiveness criteria laid out in the new federal education law.
January 08, 2017
A new study finds that Houghton Mifflin California Math produced larger achievement gains than any other textbook.
November 22, 2016
New research from Stanford University finds that even students who have grown up with the internet struggle to judge the credibility of the information they read online.
October 10, 2016
In a recent interview, one of the lead writers of the reading standards explained that the decision was about prioritiesand that learning to use technology took precedence. But what does the research say?
October 04, 2016
Keeping low-income, struggling schools up to date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.