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.
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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.
March 12, 2019
Education correspondent Emily Hanford of APM Reports spoke with Education Week about her radio documentary on early reading and what teachers should know about reading science.
February 06, 2019
Differentiation doesn't have to mean spending hours creating separate lessons for every student. In these two videos, veteran educators Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski describe techniques they use to meet students where they are in a multi-ability classroom.