Mathematics

Students are showing growth during a K-12 recovery that could take years

A full academic rebound will require above-average growth–and for some students, well above average–if educators hope to close achievement gaps as schools bounce back from the pandemic.

Warning: Your high school students are running out of academic recovery time

Members of the class of 2023 are facing a challenge not shared by younger students–they have less time to bounce back academically before they graduate.

3 ways this principal is building a supportive, schoolwide math culture

Helping students feel excited and confident about math is a challenge as old as teaching–here's how my school works to build a culture that supports all students in learning math.

Many teachers and principals want politicians to stay out of the classroom

Here's an alert for administrators: Parents are more concerned about non-educators making decisions about what students learn than they are about their children's reading and math skills.

What the latest test results from 3 states say about academic acceleration

High-dosage tutoring, high-quality instruction and summer school are fulling their promise of reversing pandemic learning loss, according to asessment results from one southern state.

Why 14 states now require high schoolers to learn a lot more about money

High school students are worried about their financial futures. That's likely because many don't think they know much about personal finance.

3 key strategies to combat summer learning loss in math

There are steps math teachers can take before, during, and after the summer break to minimize the impact.

State of the education market: Are schools giving educators what they want?

Annual report gauges the use and availability of teaching materials that are aligned to college and career-ready standards, and how lessons are being modified or supplemented.

How math book rejections will harm students, and who’s going to fix it

Florida's use of critical race theory as a reason to reject math textbooks points straight back to the George Floyd protests of 2020 for some educators.

15 best high schools in the country: Rankings spotlight progress of underserved students

An elite K-12 education is not limited by geography: The 15 best high schools, as ranked by U.S. News, represent 14 states. 

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