All 15 seats on the Texas Board of Education were up for grabs in the election. Some analysts say the outcome may push the board toward the political center.
The defeat of Indiana's education chief, a high-profile backer of common standards, creates doubts about the initiative's support there.
Voters in Portland, Ore., have agreed to tax themselves to help pay for arts education.
A new survey shows that few people know what the standards are, but those who do are supportive. The more questions pollsters ask about the standards, however, the more support for them declines.
Significant drops at the elementary and middle school levels portend public-relations challenges ahead for other states.
More parents believe their children will be successful in life through "being good at math" than being outgoing, according to new survey data, but it wasn't a landslide.
New research on a Chicago policy that requires some 9th graders to double up on algebra instruction identifies "positive and substantial" longer-run benefits for participants.
Recently revamped Advanced Placement offerings in science will be the focus of a research grant.
An annual study by the College Board finds counselors are poorly trained for key job duties, and are often directed to spend too much time on activities that matter least for students' academic success.
As he takes the helm of the College Board, David Coleman zeroes in on helping disadvantaged students live up to their potential.