States don't routinely collect information on districts' materials purchases. If they plan to use curriculum as a lever to improve student learning, they should, a new brief argues.
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June 29, 2018
June 13, 2018
Students like math and science more than they did nearly a decade ago, but they like reading less, especially in elementary school.
June 01, 2018
A new study finds a link between beefing up high school graduation requirements in math and science and a reduction in youth drinking.
May 23, 2018
For states and districts aiming to incorporate open educational resources into schools, a new report offers tips and best practices.
May 11, 2018
A new middle school genetics and genealogy curriculum inspired by the PBS series "Finding Your Roots" aims to engage students in science using a more personal approach.
May 04, 2018
Illinois would become the second state, after California, to require public schools to teach LGBT-inclusive history if a bill passed by the state senate becomes law.
April 19, 2018
High schools in Bridgeport, Conn., will offer a new course in African-American history in the fall, but not everyone agrees on which text to use.
April 13, 2018
Texas has finally approved course guidelines for a Mexican-American studies class. But the state's rechristening of the course title has drawn criticism.
March 30, 2018
The provocative idea in the city's bid is not fleshed out, but it comes as more districts and educators struggle to articulate the appropriate role of businesses in K-12 education.
March 22, 2018
A new project called MediaWise, backed by a $3 million Google grant, aims to teach young people how to tell fact from fiction online.