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November 21, 2019

Without Rules, Credit Recovery Is Just an 'Easy Ticket to Graduation,' Report Says

Too many districts that use a lot of credit recovery to enable students to finish high school don't have sufficient policy safeguards to ensure that those catch-up courses are high quality, according to a new report.

November 13, 2019

Should High Schools Rethink How They Sequence Math Courses?

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.

September 11, 2019

Native American Students Behind Bars Have Least Access to Advanced Courses, Study Finds

Research shows that students in the juvenile justice system have less access to secondary math courses than their peers in traditional schools. A new report finds that these gaps are bigger for Native American students.

August 06, 2019

Toni Morrison, Author of 'Beloved' and 'Song of Solomon,' Dead at 88

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

July 24, 2019

International Baccalaureate to Eliminate $172 Registration Fee

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.

March 13, 2018

Foster Care, Prison, Homelessness: A Hard Look at Teaching Vulnerable Students

In this special series, Education Week reporters explore how teachers work to overcome the challenges of teaching the country's most vulnerable students.

November 14, 2017

How Is the Focus on Sexual Assault Awareness Playing Out in Classrooms?

The recent string of sexual assault allegations against high-profile men and the #MeToo movement are spurring lots of discussions outside and inside of classrooms. How should teachers respond?

October 19, 2017

High-Achieving Students Don't Want to Be Teachers. What Can Change Their Minds?

An analysis of international survey data found that increasing teacher pay is not enough to convince high-achieving students to enter the profession.

October 03, 2017

This Rural Teacher Brings the World Into the Classroom Through 'Phone-a-Friend'

A high school science teacher in Poyen, Ark., uses "Phone-a-Friend" cards to match professionals to her students during lab days.

May 08, 2017

Indiana Teen Graduates College While Still in High School, Wants to Be a Teacher

Eighteen-year-old Raven Osborne will receive her bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in early-childhood education this week—but she doesn't graduate from high school until May 22.

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