Curriculum and instruction

Ethnomathematics tries to make math relevant, with students calculating the slope of Hawaiian mountainsides or using trigonometry to evenly space braids.

As more states require schools to teach Asian American history, an Illinois program is helping teachers bolster their own knowledge and integrate lessons into curriculum they already use.

A trip to the Arctic inspired Brooklyn Prospect High School’s Caitlyn Homol to create a unit exploring “the relationship between motivation, action, and climate attitudes.”

A new study shows students with access to school libraries and librarians perform better academically than those without.

Almost 75% of the city’s high schools do not have student publications, according to a 2022 study.

The ‘Youth Civic Hub,’ an online portal launched on Friday aims to increase youth civic engagement and electoral participation.

This episode of P.S. Weekly looks at how a recent national wave of book banning has touched NYC schools. One Queens librarian faced harassment for posting LGBTQ books on social media.

The next total solar eclipse in the state will not occur until 2079.

Maha Hasen has made it her mission to bring computer science to Fordham High School for the Arts and reach more girls.

The Professional Performing Arts School, a Manhattan public school with such alums as Jeremy Allen White, Alicia Keys, and Britney Spears, is losing its theater program.

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.’