At Sweetwater High School in National City, Calif., and other schools across the country, the College Board's new AP Computer Science Principles course is generating interest among a large and diverse range of students.
A bill under consideration in the state senate would require all public high schools in the state to offer at least one computer science course by the 2020-21 school year.
A proposed bill in Virginia would allow students to use a computer coding credit for any foreign language requirement needed to graduate with one exception.
A new set of grantees will explore professional development, training, and curricular materials in STEM subjects for early-childhood teachers.
New Mexico is focused on improving 3rd grade reading proficiency, but state and local education officials disagree about whether parents are being adequately informed and whether students are being inappropriately promoted.
A Democratic Assemblyman is introducing a bill that calls for the state to teach students about Russia interfering with the 2016 presidential election.
Most states that revised the Common Core left most standards alone.
California lawmakers are seeking to address concerns about how students and teachers are navigating online news by asking the state education department to provide resources.
Currently, 36 states require students to receive training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Teachers thought early education was both important and "hot;" access to books, teacher preparation, and underresourced schools, they said, are important but not as trendy.