Across various states in the USA, a growing concern is the handling of school discipline, which has seen notable changes in recent times. One noteworthy incident involved a ninth-grade student in Kentucky who, after being suspended for making violent threats against fellow students, returned to school as soon as the suspension period ended. This situation …
Fidgeting used to be a problem teachers tried to solve. These days, we recognize that students don’t need to be completely still in order to learn, and constructive fid…
Responding to what you read is an important literacy skill. Reading about other people’s experiences and perspectives helps kids learn about the world. And although stu…
Plans in a Florida district to reduce the works of Shakespeare to excerpts were met with derision by state education officials.
English teachers in Hillsborough County are preparing lessons with only excerpts from Shakespeare’s works to avoid anything racy or sexual.
Coding lessons begin as early as prekindergarten in the Mineola school district outside of New York City.
After banning the Bible in elementary and middle schools, district officials reverse course.
Some districts are using that law to remove certain books from schools altogether.
The nonprofit has previously said if required topics are censored in AP courses, students could lose credit.
School nurses, psychologists, counselors, and other health workers give low marks to their district or school's sex education curriculum.
A former television reporter helps students learn to process news critically in both Spanish and English.
Standards-based reform has held sway for decades. But teachers say schools continue to send mixed signals about priorities for learning.
"The reality our children face requires of them a lot more than a mastery of academics," says this letter writer.
Roblox counts 60 million daily users. Now it's pushing into K-12 schools—with the help of influential nonprofit partners.
A Johns Hopkins professor discusses how to improve what he sees as a siloed, incoherent education system to best serve students.
Physical books encourage a deeper reading of a text than digital devices do, some experts argue.
A push is on in some states to make swim lessons part of the school curriculum.
Listen to a conversation about how educators can approach teaching about climate change.
If educators are focusing on priority standards, they’re missing the big picture of curriculum-based teaching.
The expanded use of artificial intelligence such as ChatGPT is creating a critical moment for media literacy education.
North Dakota is requiring all students to study either cybersecurity or computer science content to graduate.
Teachers and administrators want to help prepare students for a changing world. Three important steps can get them started.
Cybersecurity education can help kids land high-paying jobs with a public service focus, a panel convened by the Biden administration said.