In the wake of falling reading scores on the test known as the Nation's Report Card, 12 major education groups are calling on schools to adopt evidence-based reading instruction.
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November 12, 2019
November 05, 2019
Funding from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Endowment for the Humanities will finance an effort to strengthen content and teaching in the subjects. But the project will need to sidestep the issues that sank a 1994 effort.
October 31, 2019
Mathematics Vision Project has dismissed the lawsuit after the surprising move the company made this summer to take legal action against one of its most vocal parent critics.
October 30, 2019
EdReports, the nonprofit curriculum reviewer, is shining a spotlight on early reading—the group announced that it will start releasing evaluations of supplemental phonics programs for K-2.
October 17, 2019
A new report outlines danger signs of censorship at student-run newspapers.
October 10, 2019
After decades of abstinence-only drug education, a new health curriculum is taking a different approach to teaching about substance use.
September 26, 2019
Six of the 11 listed books were banned for including LGBTQ stories—and one has been challenged for promoting stereotypes about Mexicans.
September 17, 2019
Through a conversation on the First Amendment, students at two high schools in Nebraska and Illinois learned how to argue like constitutional scholars.
September 13, 2019
In rural Kentucky, teachers and students are awarded innovation grants to solve a challenge facing their community or classroom.
September 12, 2019
Math teachers are more likely to be using highly-rated curricula than English-language arts teachers, according to a new analysis from the RAND Corporation.