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.
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November 26, 2014
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.
October 08, 2014
A survey of district superintendents finds that they increasingly see the standards as a potent way to improve students' skills. But many have not fully implemented the necessary curriculum and professional development.
October 06, 2014
In a recent survey, the Council of the Great City Schools found that half of K-12 parents in urban districts said the Common Core State Standards were beneficial to their children.
August 27, 2014
Reading instruction is making its way back into the public eye under New York City's new school chancellor.
August 22, 2014
A researcher and education professor at Michigan State University laid out his take on four major problems with how the common-core math standards are being implemented.
August 20, 2014
As children make the transition from finger-counting to retrieving math facts from memory, their brains begin to change, according to a new study from Stanford University.