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.
Pearson solicits help in brainstorming about the best ways for states to transition to online testing.
The study finds that 3rd graders who can't read on grade level have a much higher chance of not graduating from high school on time.
The House bill seeks to protect teachers who help students analyze the "strengths and weaknesses of scientific theories, including evolution and global warming.