Most students don't aspire to careers that will require calculus, so high schools must create sequences of math courses that reflect the wide variety of young people's occupational goals, a math advocacy group argues in a new report.
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April 23, 2018
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December 19, 2017
In a new podcast series, the 2017 State Teachers of the Year share the moments that have reminded them of the importance of teaching.
April 06, 2017
A Johns Hopkins University study found that if a low-income black student has just one black teacher in elementary school, that student's probability of dropping out is reduced by 29 percent.
January 13, 2017
A coalition of 175 current and former education deans wrote a "Declaration of Principles" about the value of public education and their hopes for the Trump administration.
November 16, 2016
A Scholastic nationally representative survey found that teachers spent $530 of their own money on classroom items—and the amount is much higher for teachers in high-poverty schools.
November 01, 2016
A new study suggests that teachers' perceptions of girls' math abilities may contribute to the gender gap in that subject.
September 07, 2016
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