Up to 50 schools will be named Green Ribbon Schools in 2012. One of the criteria focuses on ensuring students are environmentally literate.


Commentators and scholars air views on the common standards in math, and critique two groups' content frameworks and test specifications.


"Flipping the Classroom" has generated intense interest.


The draft plan from House Republicans would eliminate federal funding for a variety of education programs, including support for STEM education, arts education, and teaching U.S. history.


The U.S. Department of Education will closely evaluate states' plans to adopt college- and career-ready academic standards and tests.


The education chief in Iowa faces an ethics review for a trip to Brazil that was indirectly funded by the Pearson Foundation.


Although most states received a failing grade, Alabama, Florida, and New York earned an 'A' in the new study.


U.S. News & World Report this year for the first time has sought to identify the best public high schools for learning science and math.


The PBS program offers a curricular focus on STEM education in its 42nd season.


A key Senate committee this week approved legislation that would attempt to restore federal funding for literacy programs that was essentially wiped out in fiscal 2011. For the big picture, check out my colleague Alyson Klein's post over at Politics K-12. The bill was approved this week on a party-line vote of 16-14 by the Senate Appropriations Committee, with all Republicans opposed. Total discretionary funding for the Department of Education, at $68 billion, would stay about the same as in fiscal 2011, which ends Sept. 30. The most notable development on the literacy front is that the Senate panel would ...


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