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Teachers are more likely to expect young black children -- especially young black boys -- to misbehave, according to a new Yale study: "Implicit biases do not begin with black men and police. They begin with black preschoolers and their teachers."
“Don’t you think it’s peculiar that with this clever brain we have, that we’re harming the planet so much?”
But he'll be talking about education rather than politics.
Students did better on many state exams aligned with the Common Core, but passing rates remain under 50 percent at most grade levels.
Robert Shibley, the executive director of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, writes about a federal directive that transformed the way college officials handle sexual assault complaints
Her position could matter.
Isn't it past time that American schoolchildren really learn civics?
Following lowest scores in a decade in 2015, this year’s numbers continued downward. But test results only cover students who took the old version, which ended in January.
Watson, the IBM computer platform that dominated on “Jeopardy!” and has helped fight cancer, is part of a pilot program that will help teachers build personalized lesson plans.
The new federal K-12 law gives states and districts a freer hand in fixing their lowest-performing schools, but questions loom on whether that leeway will translate into better outcomes.
As states and districts grapple with how to develop and use evidenced for school improvement, several new resources are rolling out to help them.
A focus on the bottom of the scale may mask challenges for higher-performing schools when it comes to boosting achievement for students who lag behind.
Leaders of an Indiana system make sure that the central office, not just principals and teachers, help carry the weight of school turnaround efforts.
A rural Southern school with a predominantly Native American population engages the whole community in its continued quest for improvement.
Approaches that have proven effective in working with special education students and English-learners hold potential for helping all students.
Aiming to get beyond just spreadsheets and test scores, Vermont and other states experiment with new ways to scope out schools' strengths and weaknesses.
Aiming to offer support and assistance for local leaders, rather than prescriptive formulas, the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence is open for business.
The Every Student Succeeds Act has state and local officials looking for creative ways to use federal funds to boost school improvement.
Kaya Henderson reflects on her tenure as she prepares to step down from her post as schools chief in the nation's capital.
Changes to how history is taught, as well as changes to how French, Latin and Greek are introduced, have set off arguments between the right and the left.