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It's possible to use brief texts to correct education policy misconceptions, the study finds.


But some Democrats say that could make the selection process more political.


The new decision by the U.S. Department of Education conveys unconditional approval of the PARCC test as a measurement of Maryland's standards. But that finding doesn't yet apply to its use in other states.


Bezos, also the CEO of Amazon.com, will give $250,000 to the News Literacy Project.


The cancellation will cause headaches for the 48,000-student district, which will have to seek a federal waiver because of the snafus.


The National Science Foundation's biennial statistical collection helps put U.S. math and science education efforts into context.


A report from Rand outlines a research agenda to better understand the phenomenon of "truth decay," with implications for K-12 schools.


Children's librarians at the Oakland Public Library developed a toolkit to help peers evaluate how police officers and policing are represented in the books they offer for children.


Some Kentucky public schools are offering Bible-literacy classes with assignments that are in violation of the U.S. Constitution, alleges the American Civil Liberties Union.


Mixing up lay and lie was the top usage error of 2017, according to a recent report by NoRedInk, a website that aims to help students bone up on grammar and writing skills.


Digital literacy and testing may be hot topics, but respondents to a new survey want more of a focus on teacher preparation and materials.


A third of Oklahoma high schools no longer offer even one foreign language; rural schools are hardest hit. A lack of data makes it hard to know whether other states have similar patterns.


The incident raises broader questions about what age or grade level is appropriate for discussions of the nude, which has been represented in art for thousands of years.


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