Common Core Math, English Proficiency Up Slightly In NYC, StatewideThe state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.
The 5 Best Ways To Geek Out In NYCNerds unite! If you're looking to geek out in the city, here are five ways you can do just that.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
Experts: Discontinued T-Shirt Sent Harmful Message To GirlsFollowing complaints of sexism about girls’ T-shirt suggesting that math is not among the wearer’s “best subjects,” some organizations have been emphasizing that girls can excel in math and every other subject.
Girls' T-Shirt Pulled From Children's Place Amid Complaints Of SexismThe Secaucus, N.J.-based Children’s Place retailer has stopped selling a T-shirt that has sparked complaints of sexism.
Some Students Say New N.Y. Standardized Tests Live Up To The HypeThis week, students from third through eighth grade in New York have been taking the new Common Core standardized tests in both math and language arts.
Slavery-Math Questions Cause Uproar At Manhattan Public SchoolParents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.
Higher Math Standard Planned For NY KindergartensThe state Board of Regents has approved changes in the statewide curriculum and testing to enforce the requirements, which include the higher standard for math in kindergarten and first grade.
New Jersey Students Head To School... On Saturday!It's three hours of math and language arts classes for students in Union Township, New Jersey, starting at the crack of 8 a.m.
Conn. Education Group Reviews Achievement Gap