In a letter posted today on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's website, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann acknowledged that the group had made some miscalculations regarding implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
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Virginia has officially become the first state to add computer science to its core academic requirements for elementary, middle, and high school.
May 13, 2016
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.
May 06, 2016
Citing the masses of data that are newly accessible and increasingly common in every field, a report calls for more focus on data literacy for K-16 students.
May 05, 2016
The most recent round of textbook reviews from EdReports.org show that Everyday Math, which is used in about 200,000 classrooms around the country, does not meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
May 04, 2016
As part of a larger equity-focused agenda announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña last fall, New York City public schools are working on a 10-year deadline to get all students reading proficiently by the end of 2nd grade.
April 21, 2016
In a new paper, Stanford professor Jo Boaler argues that math teachers should use more visual approaches in their classrooms, including encouraging students to use their fingers to count and represent quantities.
April 19, 2016
In common-core states, nearly all math and language arts teachers are at least somewhat reliant on materials they've developed or selected themselves, according to a new nationally representative survey.
April 12, 2016
A science curriculum using toy cars helped engage girls and special education students in learning physics, finds a study presented at AERA.
April 07, 2016
The Hindu American Foundation says proposed changes to California's history framework erase or misrepresent India and Hinduism, but scholars contest that view.