Study shows declines in new kindergartners’ math skills

Dive Brief: Between 2010 and 2017, there was a decline in new kindergartners’ academic skills, particularly in math — a finding that could be linked to the impact of the 2007-2008 recession, according to the authors of a new study published in the journal Educational...

Racially homogenous classes partner to develop empathy

Dive Brief: An all-black class in urban Memphis, Tennessee, partnered with an all-white class in a rural part of New Jersey so students from different races and cultures could get to know each other and become friends, Melissa Collins, the 2nd grade teacher who...