The state's version of the Next Generation Science Standards, for now, weakens standards related to climate change, evolution, and the geologic age of the Earth.

Explicit test preparation is associated with small declines in the quality of lessons, but not consistently.

The Core Knowledge Foundation has unveiled a free, downloadable social studies curriculum in grades 3-5.

Check out past Education Week coverage of Columbus Day and the debate around it.

The state's Instructional Quality Commission approved 10 textbooks and rejected two others.

Seek Academy in Newark, N.J., has added a social justice class for students in kindergarten through 4th grades to help them make sense of some of the most controversial issues of the day, including the "take the knee" debate.

The state's new financial literacy standards take effect this school year.

Teachers offer ideas about how to discuss the "take the knee" controversy in classes, including English and government, as well as how to deal with challenges.

A study examining the trajectories of more than 187,000 Chicago freshmen finds that GPA is a strong predictor of later high school grades and college enrollment and persistence.

A new report ties falling rates of civic engagement in the U.S. to not enough federal and state attention on civics education.

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