School & District Management Opinion Time Is a School’s Most Precious Resource. Where Does It Go?
The truth is, an hour of schooling can yield a lot of learning—or none at all.
Student Well-Being How After-School Programs Can Support Students' Academic and Social-Emotional Needs
Two experts discuss the role of after-school programming in developing students' academic and social skills.
Teaching Opinion The Big Questions Teachers Are Asking Themselves Right Now
Teachers have lots of questions, chief among them why there's such a mismatch between teacher-prep and school district needs.
College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says The High School Credit-Hour: A Timeline of the Carnegie Unit
The credit-hour, often known as the Carnegie unit, has been the essential measure of American secondary and higher education for more than a century. Here's how it started.
College & Workforce Readiness The Head of the Carnegie Foundation Wants to Ditch the Carnegie Unit. Here's Why
The group that made credit-hours the high school standard for more than 100 years says it's time for a new metric of student success.
School & District Management Opinion Schools Need to Reclaim Lost Learning Time. Here’s How to Start
To maximize learning time, we need to consider how time in the school year is currently being used and whether it is the best use possible.
School & District Management Letter to the Editor Educators Must Look to History When They Advocate for Changes
Educators and policymakers must be aware of the history of ideas when making changes in education, says this letter to the editor.
Science The Latest Science Scores Are Out. The News Isn't Good for Schools
At a time when the pandemic highlights the importance of science, student scores in that subject are either flat or declining on NAEP.
Student Achievement Opinion Learning Recovery: The Research on Tutoring, Extended School Year, and Other Strategies
Evidence points most strongly to the value of high-dose tutoring, but other approaches have merit too, writes researcher Heather C. Hill.