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Top Stories June 2018

The Gap is Narrowing for Proficiency Among States

When No Child Left Behind was introduced, states were required for students to be proficient in math and reading by 2014, but the definition of "proficiency" varies from state to state. While gaps still exist a national study found the gap between how states define proficiency is narrowing.

Top Stories May 2018

Senators Back a Bill to Increase Career and Technical Education Teachers

Four U.S. senators are the Creating Quality Technical Educators Act to create a new residency program for people who want to become CTE educators.

K-12 Educational Standards Trends 2018

In the U.S. alone there are millions of educational standards

Here at EdGate we license and correlate content to a mind-blowing number of standards. Here's a look at the trends we've seen in the past year:

 

Top Stories - July 2017

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume
A recent study by the Pew Research Center shows students have found themselves pushing back on the stereotype that all millennials are digitally savvy. While some students fit this stereotype, many others often find they lack the skills or equipment necessary to succeed.

Top Stories - May 2017

New York Revises and Remakes Common Core

After a two year review, New York State Education Department has revised the Common Core Learning Standards, now called the Next Generation English Language Arts and Mathematics Learning Standards.

 

Top Stories - April 2017

What is a Gen Z Librarian?

The role of the school librarian has adapted for Gen Z to include teaching new technology and information searching skills. School librarians of today offer students not only opportunities to learn and research new subjects, but also how to use technology to find valuable information needed for school projects.

Top Stories - March 2017

"Dirty Jobs" Mike Rowe Speaks to Congress to Discuss Strengthening Career and Technical Education
As Congress prepares to consider a new bill on career and technical education Rowe discussed how CTE and skilled trade professions need a PR makeover "to make work cool again."

Top Stories - February 2017

Scientists find children who enjoy math are more likely to experience academic achievements
The study found that "Successful performance in math increased students' positive emotions and decreased their negative emotions over the years."

Top Stories - January 2017

South Carolina Dept of Ed introduces K-8 Computer Science Standards
Beginning in 2018 K-8 students will be required to learn age appropriate computer science in all South Carolina public schools.

October 2016 - Top Stories

Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education Issues?

As the election grows near, Education Week has compiled a comparison of each presidential candidate's stance on education.