Liana Loewus

Liana Loewus is an assistant editor for Education Week. Her beat includes curriculum and instruction across the content areas. She is co-author of the blog Curriculum Matters. To read this author's articles under her previous byline, click here.
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April 5, 2017 – Education Week
 Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has talked about it. It's permitted under ESSA; and some states already use it. But what is course choice?

April 5, 2017 – Education Week
 Foreign-exchange students studying in the United States say that American classes are easier than in their home countries, a new survey shows.

April 5, 2017 – Education Week
 EngageNY, the online library of open reading and math materials developed by New York state, has proved popular—surprisingly so. The site has had more than 17 million users and 66 million downloads since the resources went online in 2011, according to the state education department.

March 29, 2017 – Education Week
 How is a district to choose in a curriculum landscape that includes open educational resources, digital 'playlists,' teacher-designed lessons, and old-fashioned textbooks?

March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 Educators are turning to Twitter, Skype, and other technology tools to bring real, live writers into their classrooms.

March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 The Internal Revenue Service intentionally shut off a tool for helping students and parents apply for federal student aid, and the tool will continue to be unavailable for "several weeks," government officials say.

March 22, 2017 – Education Week
 When parents of high school students are given guidance on how to talk about the importance of science and math, their children are more likely to score well on a STEM standardized test and, years later, pursue a STEM career, finds a study from the University of Virginia and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

March 8, 2017 – Education Week
 With states increasingly having walked away from the common-core-aligned tests developed by two federally funded consortia—especially at the high school level—one of those assessment groups is looking to hit the refresh button with a new type of test that is useful for both federal accountability and college admissions.

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