The Back to School Stats for 2012 are now available on NCES's Fast Facts page.
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has released two new Educators' Practice Guides that focus on instructional approaches for helping students master challenging academic work in the elementary grades. Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 Through 8 and Teaching Elementary School Students to Be Effective Writers review research against WWC standards and provide educators with recommended research-based practices, specific strategies and examples, and suggestions for overcoming roadblocks to implementing the recommendations.
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