Louisiana is launching an experiment in what the state education agency is billing as 'a la carte school choice ... one course at a time.'


Mainstream news media coverage of the common standards begins to spread information--and concerns--about the new expectations.


A new batch of 'Innovation Fund' grants announced this week by Georgia's governor features a strong emphasis on STEM education.


A new guide from the American Library Association aims to help teachers stay on the right side of copyright law when using instructional materials.


A new study finds that even among motivated students taking part in a financial-literacy competition, their level of knowledge is weak.


The common core standards are dividing the GOP, EdWeek reports from the Republican convention.


There's nothing like a presidential campaign to help generate interest among young people in civics and participatory democracy. And so the timing seems good for a new civic-learning initiative being rolled out this year in the Chicago school district, with support from several private foundations. The Global Citizenship Initiative will provide a yearlong civic-learning curriculum to seniors in a set of 15 pilot schools, with plans to expand in the future. The initiative includes three dimensions: a one-semester civic-literacy course, civic action and service learning; and student leadership, according to the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, which is providing $250,000 ...


The Kennedy Center will work with a local arts team in Iowa City to help develop a plan to expand and improve arts education.


Blame and credit for the common standards punctuates presidential campaigning, raising questions of fact and perception on both sides.


The criteria for recognizing programs include targeting a compelling need and offering STEM content that is challenging and relevant to young people.


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