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It’s one of several efforts across the city to broaden the scope of how Black history is taught in schools.
Three new national studies find that teachers are self-censoring at high rates, and that students and teachers are more comfortable talking about race in school than LGBTQ issues.
The Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women is one of about 700 schools nationwide participating in a pilot program for the Advanced Placement course this year.
Literacy advocates have pushed to get the state to address reading gaps for students. Now, with a state plan finalized, they are looking forward to seeing what’s next
A national survey of U.S. principals found that restrictions on whether eighth graders can take the gateway math class vary a lot by state.
Students at Aldridge Elementary in Altgeld Gardens have ideas for community improvements, as Red Line extension looms.
‘It is hard,’ says one teacher about the challenge of teaching about a complex conflict. ‘But it's also what we want to be doing.’
In Lorena Izzo’s entrepreneurship class at the Academy of Finance and Enterprise, her students’ business plans aim to solve problems they see around them.
On Tuesday, Murphy outlined his educational priorities for the coming year including a renewed commitment to expanding universal pre-K and a focus on the fundamentals of reading instruction.
It is the second legal challenge from a municipal union in the last two weeks seeking to stop the cuts.
These are the education issues we’re watching in the new year, from the impact of laws governing school choice and the science of reading to big changes at Indianapolis Public Schools.
To teach about Israel and Palestine, Morgan Patel sets ground rules for tough conversations in her AP Human Geography class. This year it’s harder than ever.
Colorado Department of Education officials said the state doesn’t have data yet showing whether the online learning platform is making a difference.
Chicago works to end inequitable access to middle school algebra partly with virtual courses
Teacher training is critical to the success of NYC’s literacy mandate. Some teachers say they haven’t gotten enough support.