The PARCC test is harder than some of its competitors, but nearly all states have raised the bar on tests in recent years.
May 2018 Archives
A good plan can help you achieve your goals. Starting from the finish and working backward gets the best results, according to researchers.
For states and districts aiming to incorporate open educational resources into schools, a new report offers tips and best practices.
The draft portrays evolution as less than settled fact and introduces other errors. Many believe Diane Douglas, the state superintendent, directed the changes.
Mostly, states are holding to a higher bar for student achievement than they did a decade ago. But Iowa, Texas, and Virginia continue to show large gaps between their state proficiency standards and NAEP's.
Two school districts in Oregon have barred students from participating in a popular reading competition because the reading list for grades 3 through 5 includes a book about a transgender child.
A new middle school genetics and genealogy curriculum inspired by the PBS series "Finding Your Roots" aims to engage students in science using a more personal approach.
Long-awaited standards for teaching sign language in grades kindergarten through 12 have been released by Gallaudet University in an effort to ensure deaf and hard-of-hearing students are using sign language for critical thinking and problem solving.
Enrolling in a school operated by the Democracy Prep charter network boosted students' voting rates when they turned 18.
Gov. Rick Scott says the legislature must approve any additional waivers—and it doesn't meet again for months.
Illinois would become the second state, after California, to require public schools to teach LGBT-inclusive history if a bill passed by the state senate becomes law.
A new RAND report reveals that many school leaders have knowledge gaps when it comes to identifying instructional materials or requirements that align with their state standards.