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Researchers have found that playing an instrument may help grow the neural connections that aid creativity, decisionmaking, and complex memory—especially when children's training starts early.
The Texas Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to dropping Algebra 2 as a requirement for high school graduation, over the objections of critics who say the state is watering down its academic standards.
The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science books for use in classrooms across the state but held up one biology text because of alleged factual errors.
Apple's device commands 94 percent of the education tablet market, according to a recent analysis, raising questions and concerns about whether that level of market share is good for schools.