A $2.2 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust will help Khan Academy expand offerings to help teachers and students with the common-core math standards.

A new federal study shows few states are untouched by cheating probes, and all are aware their testing systems are vulnerable to cheating.

Rhode Island may become the first state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.

A new initiative that combines math tutoring with violence-prevention programming will serve up to 1,000 youth in Chicago this fall.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress in civics, history, and geography is being scaled back because of budget cuts. It will only be offered to 8th graders.

A measure approved by a Michigan House panel would make Algebra 2 an optional course for high school graduation.

National Council of Teachers of English argues that computers ignore the most valuable elements of student writing.

Technological problems derail tests in Kentucky, Oklahoma, Indiana, and Minnesota.

A new study of middle-school science teachers finds that understanding common student misconceptions is a key ingredient to improved student learning.

A conservative think tank argues that many state requirements for prospective high school history teachers fail to require adequate preparation in the subject.

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