Expanding the Humanities in High School

New academic opportunities are being created by expanding the humanities in high school, integrating English, social studies, and math. In the Bellmore-Merrick High School District, some of the details of the new curriculum are emerging. “English is a subject that is...

Common Core Requirements For Vocabulary Learning

Children who enter kindergarten with a small vocabulary don’t get taught enough words—particularly, sophisticated academic words—to close the gap, according to the latest in a series of studies by Michigan early-learning experts. The findings suggest many...