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.
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August 16, 2019
August 14, 2019
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.
August 12, 2019
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.
August 05, 2019
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.
July 24, 2019
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.
July 15, 2019
Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
July 11, 2019
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.
July 03, 2019
New research from Liverpool John Moores University in England found that learning about letter-sound interactions at home positively predicted young children's ability to count, calculate, and recognize numbers.
May 30, 2019
A growing number of states have passed bills that would expand on what is covered in sex education lessons, including adding language on consent and healthy relationships.
April 17, 2019
This incident is the latest in a string of newsmaking lessons on slavery this year—lessons that students and parents have called out as racist and harmful to black students.