Created in response to concerns about too much testing, a task force suggests Colorado drop many of its high school tests but acknowledges that NCLB limits the state's options to curb tests.
Twenty-nine years ago today, seven astronautsincluding Christa McAuliffe, who was to be the first teacher in spacelost their lives when the space shuttle Challenger exploded a minute after take-off.
In commemoration, 25 teachers from across the U.S. and 10 other countries spent four days traveling through Poland, visiting museums and historical sites in Warsaw, Krakow, and Oswiecim.
Fewer and fewer states are retaining control over districts' adoption of curricular materials.
Next year, Nashville public schools will begin the move from teaching Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II to teaching integrated math courses, which weave together concepts from each discipline.
The Wyoming House gave preliminary approval to eliminate a budget footnote that forbids the state board of education from considering the Next Generation Science Standards for adoption.
Assessment continues its uphill push for support, with recent outcroppings of opposition in Arizona, Indiana and Chicago.
Low-performing schools that implemented an arts integration program over two years showed improved attendance, fewer suspensions, and substantial gains in academic achievement, according to a new report.
President Obama's call for good career and technical education programs draws praise, and caution, from the field.
The Mississippi state board plans to seek a new test for 2015-16, but still plans to administer the PARCC exam this school year.