"I feel like the school is taking advantage of me by making me believe my kids are learning, but the state evaluations show otherwise.”
Too often, discussions of academic standards gloss over the importance of core academic skills and the knowledge necessary to navigate the literacy challenges of everyday life
Skepticism is healthy, but resisting innovation in education won’t help us create a public-school system that sets up all students for success.
A former military brat discusses how the Common Core could have prevented her from falling behind in school, and urges states to resist pressure to back off from the standards.
New Mexico Secretary of Education, Hanna Skandera shares how the state shifted from a culture of low expectations to believing in the success of every student.
If we truly want to reach students today, it's important that we continue to look for new ways to make learning accessible, fun, and engaging.
Critics argue higher academic standards have failed, but what do the teachers and students who have experienced the standards have to say?
Meet students from five classrooms who show what’s possible when kids get the challenging schoolwork they deserve.
Here's a sneak peek at TNTP's upcoming multimedia feature, Room to Run, which will take you inside five classrooms where students have access to challenging, inspiring schoolwork.
An innovative strategy to help teachers give students the opportunity to lead their own learning on topics that intrigue them.
In Newark, New Jersey, high school students learn the basics of being historians, successful college students, and thoughtful, productive adults.
Building literacy skills through content knowledge—reading, writing, and speaking while learning about particular topics—isn’t the norm in most classrooms. A new campaign aims to change that.
In one Boston classroom, a combination of language supports, visuals, and hands-on experiments makes science exciting and accessible for English language learners.