Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel of experts argued.
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The Minneapolis school district says it is immediately pulling an early-reader program that has books with racial, gender, and cultural stereotypes.
October 12, 2015
Even a few conversations about math each week can boost students' math growth, a new study suggests.
October 05, 2015
A Texas mother garnered attention on Facebook for posting a picture of her son's McGraw-Hill history textbook, which said the slave trade "brought millions of workers from Africa."
September 18, 2015
The early-reader books are "shockingly dated, racist, and problematic," according to the blogger who uncovered the story after a teacher training.
August 12, 2015
The San Francisco school district announced last month that it will phase in teaching computer science to all students at all grade levels.
August 04, 2015
NewSchools Ignite, a project launched by the NewSchools Venture Fund, would make awards to companies and nonprofits for amounts between $50,000 and $150,000.
July 31, 2015
The campaign seeks to teach 800,000 children to swim by the end of the year.
July 30, 2015
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July 29, 2015
In a new Education Week commentary piece, public radio reporter Monica Brady-Myerov argues that reading same-language subtitles can boost students' literacy.