The state testing consortia's work to peg their tests to a NAEP-like level of rigor sparks concerns at the board that sets policy for NAEP.

For students to have a true understanding of American history and current events, they need to be taught the whole story, writes one researcher.

With an 8-0 vote yesterday by its board of education, D.C. joins eight states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards so far.

The District of Columbia school system answers a big question hanging over its impressive gains on the regular NAEP: did the charter school sector drive those improvements? New results show the answer: nope.

More than two decades after an Illinois law passed requiring public schools to teach African-American studies, the Chicago school district announced a new curriculum guide for incorporating the subject into core classes.

Educational tourism to Finland may be on the wane following the recent results from an international assessment in math, reading, and science.

A vision for science testing, recommended by a panel of the National Research Council, would fundamentally change the current model of assessment, blending classroom-based assessments and periodic tests to "monitor" learning with information about students' "opportunity to learn."

The educational publishing giant's payment of $7.7 million addresses claims by New York State that the foundation diverted money to its affiliated for-profit company.

In the United States, there was no statistical difference between boys' and girls' scores in either math or science on the 2012 PISA test.

A new brief reveals that women continue to lag in computing degrees and jobs.

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