The common characteristics include a STEM-focused curriculum, project-based learning, and supports for underrepresented students.

States move to keep cursive instruction in classrooms, despite its absence from the common core.

At Thomas S. Wootton High School in Maryland, educators seem to agree that field-testing for the common-core exams has been problematic.

Why is there so much emphasis now on making STEM learning in particular mimic the real world? And why don't we talk about all subjects this way?

With the recent defection of Florida, membership in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has fallen to 16 states, plus the District of Columbia, as reflected in an updated EdWeek map.

Education Week updates its map of common-standards adoptions to reflect the first reversal by a state: Indiana.

Assistant Superintendent Dennis Creedon has been honored for his leadership in advocating for arts integration into the curriculum.

Many more students in the New York City school system will get exposed to modern music education, from hip hop to hard rock and punk, through a new initiative.

Two Illinois researchers found a way to gauge high school students' thoughts and feelings at precise moments during science class—and in doing so uncovered some alarming differences between the way male and female students experienced instruction.

Forty-one states now have instructional requirements for arts education at all levels (elementary, middle, and high school), though only 17 states have policies regarding assessment in the subject, according to a new report.


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