West Virginia’s public schools make recent progress on improving graduation rate | State Journal News

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School district uses COVID relief funds to address learning loss | Local News

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Over $43 million in COVID relief funds were used to address “learning loss” within local schools, Colquitt County School District officials said Friday. According to a recent Capitol Beat article, Georgia schools have used nearly 90% of $6 billion in federal COVID relief funds that were distributed to districts across the state … Read more

Wake County NC schools to go slower on curriculum adoption

Wake County will take more time to plan and fully implement large-scale curriculum rollouts in the future after backlash over the implementation of math and reading programs in recent years. Wake County school administrators recommended Monday at least six to 12 months of planning time and a phased rollout of three to five years for … Read more

Wilmington MCAS scores above state average | News

WILMINGTON — Assistant Superintendent Christine Elliott reported on this year’s MCAS scores along with state averages at the School Committee meeting last Wednesday, Nov. 16. She started by reminding the that 2022 was the first year that Massachusetts students had regular MCAS tests since 2019, since they skipped 2020 and had an amended audience version … Read more

Georgia Southwestern’s Mark Laughlin selected for leadership institute | News

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Sand Springs science teacher gets $18,000 grant for virtual reality classroom headsets

SAND SPRINGS — Sixth-grade science teacher Sandy Gilstrap answered the knock on her classroom door Tuesday morning with such a degree of excitement that even a Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes winner would envy. Gilstrap’s own version of a “prize patrol” filled the Sixth Grade Center hallway outside, with representatives from the Sand Springs Education Foundation, … Read more

What Do We Really Know About Teaching Kids Math?

Earlier this week, I wrote about the history of progressive math education, the culture wars it has inspired over the past hundred years, and the controversy over the California Math Framework. Today, I want to start with a much broader question: What do we really know about how to teach math to children? The answer … Read more