Every year, Education Week issues a state-by-state education report card to assess the quality of our nation’s schools.
As the year comes to a close, we want to thank all of the contributors and readers of our blog and take a look back at some of the posts you found most valuable. Here are the five most read blog posts in 2016.
Nogales, a small border town in Southern Arizona, is on a mission to challenge any misconceptions about the town and its people. Its location on the border with Mexico means that many people have pre-conceived ideas about what a border town is, who lives there, the quality of its schools, and the students they are producing.
The latest Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results released today show U.S. students remain middling in reading and science, but are falling further behind in math.
Princeton University student Nathan Suek and his team at a Governor’s STEM Scholars conference.
Northern Kentucky is an interesting place, a sprawling community on the banks of the Ohio River and only minutes from Cincinnati. Being so close to a big city, it would be easy to lose a sense of community and identity, but this isn’t the case here.
Career readiness is an area of increasing interest in states and communities and one that can ensure students make a meaningful transition to good paying jobs and careers. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has long recognized the importance of career readiness in our schools and recently launched a new Advanced Career (AC) curricula that helps prepare high school students to meet local and state economic needs by joining career pathway studies with college preparatory academic studies.