Despite a push for greater STEM instruction, students and teachers continue to experience inequitable access to STEM-related classes and resources, according to a new survey of 1,200 schools and 7,600 teachers.
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January 08, 2019
November 19, 2018
There's a dearth of research on teacher-coaching models in math. So two researchers developed one, and tested it.
August 14, 2018
An aligned textbook appears to help teachers engage students in certain math practices, a report concludes.
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.
May 31, 2018
The PARCC test is harder than some of its competitors, but nearly all states have raised the bar on tests in recent years.
April 25, 2018
The document aims to bring clarity to high school math expectations, and calls for an end to the common student-tracking patterns that plague math.
April 24, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education shows that in general, black and Latino students took fewer such classes than their white peers. And although they had similar access to schools offering Algebra 1 in 8th grade, a smaller proportion of them were enrolled in the class.
April 18, 2018
It's part of the foundation's $425 million research and development push, announced last fall.
April 04, 2018
The good news, says an Education Trust review of a sample of more than 1,800 math assignments, is that most do target at least one or more of the Common Core State Standards. The bad news? They continue to focus on procedural knowledge, rather than more conceptual mathematical thinking.
February 14, 2018
An audit reveals the district is years behind in matching textbooks to its state reading and math standards.