The new reports provide state-by-state data on STEM learning, and suggest that many states may have set the bar too low.

A high school improvement group pushes for federal law to incorporate a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urges the career and technical education community to upgrade offerings as federal funding for such programs tightens.

Experts caution the two assessment consortia to attend to technological-capacity issues in states and districts.

The grants will support a handful of museums in their efforts to educate and inspire the public.

New Jersey and Oklahoma drop the SMARTER Balanced Consortium and work exclusively with PARCC.

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer uses a branding iron to veto a sex-education bill.

The bipartisan budget compromise would eliminate the $250 million Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, and impose big cuts to the $119 million Teaching American History grants program.

A new study from NAEP shows the key roles that math and science play in students' high school coursework.

The anniversary of the Civil War stands as a prime opportunity to help U.S. students better understand the conflict.

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