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.
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November 13, 2019
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
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, the Nobel laureate whose novels are staples in classrooms across the United States, has died at 88.
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.
March 13, 2018
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
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
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
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
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.