This would be the last year that the so-called "two percent tests" could be used for accountability, according to a new proposal from the U.S. Department of Education.

The head of research and development for the College Board joins rival ACT, as the two organizations stake out turf in the common-assessment world.

One of the organizations that strongly backs the Common Core State Standards takes on some of the flash points in the debate about them.

A new report takes a close look at state systems for certifying computer science teachers, concluding that they are typified by 'confounding processes and illogical procedures.'

To help educators prepare for instruction in the coming school year, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, released another round of sample math and English/language arts items.

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute contends that the Next Generation Science Standards fail to adequately align with the common-core math standards.

Idaho officials are advancing a plan to award students a math or science credit for completing computer science and engineering courses.

Iowa has taken a step toward possible adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards yesterday, after the state named 28 members to a task force that will review the document.

The U.S. Department of Defense recently issued a series of grants to promote STEM education in schools serving military families.

Prominent names in reading instruction take on a controversial report that ranked teacher colleges, contending it overlooked best practices.


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