About Liana @LianaHeitin
Liana Heitin is an assistant editor for Education Week. Her beat includes curriculum and instruction across the content areas. She is co-author of the blog Curriculum Matters.
Liana’s Recent Stories
Education Oct 17Why don’t the common-core standards include cursive writing?
Should schools teach cursive handwriting? The question is a polarizing one in the K-12 education world.
Education Aug 17Students who use social media score lower in math, reading and science
Students who use social media daily score lower in math, reading and science. But don't worry gamers, the research shows you score higher.
Education Apr 19Can Latin help younger students build vocabulary?
Scholars theorize that learning Latin and Greek prefixes, suffixes and bases helps build vocabulary more quickly than learning definitions of individual words.
Education Mar 29Has common core achievement reached its peak?
The common core’s impact on student achievement may have peaked early and already tapered off, according to a new analysis of national test scores.