In reading, math, and science, teachers whose students scored low on a national test reported being less likely to ask their classes to engage in higher-order thinking or offer them advanced work than teachers whose students scored high, a report from the National Center for Education Statistics finds.


California's proposed curriculum guide in ethnic studies is being sent back for substantial revision after a pileup of criticism that it's anti-Semitic.


Eighteen- and 19-year-olds turned out in historically high numbers for last year's midterm elections. Now advocates want to learn how schools can sustain that momentum.


Starting next school year, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history will be part of the curriculum in Illinois public schools. The state is the fourth to mandate teaching of LGBT history, after California, New Jersey, and Colorado.


"Traveling" or "floating" teachers often have to load up their teaching supplies in a cart and go from classroom to classroom. Here are some tips to make the best of it.


One short math problem set the internet ablaze this weekend—and incited charged arguments on math teacher Twitter, too.


Teachers unleash a flood of creative responses to one of the Most Persistent Teaching Questions of All Time: How do you get ever-chatty middle schoolers to quiet down and pay attention?


About two dozen teachers from across the country spent a week wrestling with questions about how to remember the Confederacy.


Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate whose novels are staples in classrooms across the United States, has died at 88.


Americans overwhelmingly believe civics should be taught in school, and almost 70 percent of them think it should be a requirement to graduate, a new survey finds.


Most teachers say that school discipline is inconsistent or inadequate, a new study from the Fordham Institute finds.


In the new season of Netflix's Queer Eye, the Fab Five paid a visit to Kathleen Dooley, a long-time music director in Van Ness' hometown.


The organization hopes the change, which will take place starting with the next round of exams in November, will make it more affordable for students to take the tests.


The International Literacy Association wades back into the reading wars with a new brief endorsing systematic, explicit phonics and decodable texts as key elements of early reading instruction.


On National Train a Teacher Day, more than 200 firearm instructors in 42 states will offer a free course for educators on gun safety.


Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.


The former first lady's voter registration initiative will provide teachers with lesson plans and trainings on how to talk about voting.


A new RAND Corporation report found that there isn't universal agreement on which skills are part of media literacy—making it difficult to evaluate and compare educational programs.


About 6,000 delegates met in Houston last week and voted on measures related to abortion, white fragility, teacher diversity, and teacher strikes.


After years of resistance, delegates of the National Education Association voted to open up membership to non-educator "allies."


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