Common Core standards have been adopted by almost every state as a way of ensuring standards in schools nationwide. But now some states are doing an about face.
College-readiness, career counseling, student aid and financial literacy will be the focus of the pilot programs funded by the Department of Education.
According to a recent study, in school districts with increased spending, low-income students are more likely to graduate from high school, earn livable wages and avoid poverty in adulthood.
Today, behavior management is an important part of teacher training. Twenty-two studies analyze its effectiveness.
An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.
Everyday Arts for Special Education is an activities program that uses creative arts to help special needs kids communicate and develop socialization skills, patience and self control.
Findings from the Civil Rights Project at the University of California reveal that Latinos are the fastest growing and the most segregated group in the US.
In the next few years, engineers are among the top 10 jobs US employers will have a hard time filling, so preparing students accordingly is key.
New Jersey is believed to be the first state in the nation to include visual and performing arts among the items it tracks in its annual education report card.
In Ohio, teachers of students off for a snow day must post their lessons online and require the work be completed during the next day to meet minimum hours.
Is reading a good book one of your greatest pleasures? New research suggests that reading novels is more than entertainment; it seems to be good for the brain.
In the early college school model, students can earn up to two years college credit or an associate’s degree in partnership with nearby colleges and universities. Data demonstrates it’s working.
According to Education Week, new data from the College Board shows less than 20% of students taking AP computer science tests were female, about 3% African American and 8% Hispanic.
Because rates of discipline have been disproportionally high for some racial groups, guidance from the US Dept. of Education and Justice is suggesting changes in ‘zero-tolerance’.
A unique charter school in Los Angeles, The DaVinci Innovation Academy, has connected families of 270 diverse home schoolers in an interesting arrangement.