If states want waivers from key NCLB provisions, the Education Department will require them to report annually on their students' and schools' college-going and college-credit-accumulation rates.
A new report from the University of Chicago takes a close look at teaching artists in schools, suggesting they hold great potential to enhance arts education and learning more broadly.
A New York City teacher sees common-standards opportunities in the Republican debates.
Francisco Nunez has "elevated the youth chorus to the ranks of serious contemporary music," the MacArthur Foundation says.
The needs of high-achieving students could be getting short shrift in schools, a new study and essay argue.
New Mexico joins the PARCC assessment consortium, continuing the shakeout of test designs that states are choosing for the common standards.
The 20 participating states span the country, from California and Arizona to Michigan and Maryland.
The new report from several civics-education groups suggests that schools play a key role in strengthening U.S. democracy.
A research and advocacy group for afterschool programs takes a look at research on the potential benefits for such programs that focus on STEM activities.
The Pearson Foundation has been financing trips abroad for education commissioners, the New York Times reports.