Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.
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June 11, 2015
June 10, 2015
In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
June 08, 2015
In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.
May 29, 2015
Georgia is revising its science and social studies standards and the revamp will likely bring a stronger focus on civics.
May 18, 2015
A new online resource offers a collection of student work to help educators see what students should be striving for.
May 18, 2015
Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?
May 15, 2015
Kansas legislators and the state board of education are trying a new tactic to increase financial literacy courses in schools: Ask nicely.
May 08, 2015
Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study.
May 01, 2015
An Ohio school district revived cursive handwriting instruction by adding it to the art curriculum.
April 29, 2015
The latest results from "the Nation's Report Card" show no significant gains since 2010 in U.S. history, civics or geography among 8th graders.