Articles: Teaching & Learning

Superintendent creates academy for other school leaders

Keith Lutz, superintendent of Millard Public Schools in Omaha, developed the Midlands Superintendent Academy for new administrators

30 states already teaching some Common Core

But education agencies are “struggling” to find resources to train teachers and principals, report says

Report warns against neglecting humanities

“The Heart of Matter” urges educators to keep literature, foreign languages, history, art, and civics as priorities

Texas truancy law challenged

Texas adult courts saw about 113,000 truancy cases against children ages 12 through 17 in 2012—more than double the number of truancy cases prosecuted in the other 49 states combined

Most Common Core states not aligned to math graduation standards

According to a new study, only 11 states and the District of Columbia have high school math graduation requirements aligned to CCSS.

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