One of the two state assessment consortia draws directly on California's EAP as a model.
The revised U.S. history program is expected to emphasize skills that enable students to "actively investigate historical events."
The new exam will be entirely computer-based.
A Harvard report draws strong reaction for suggesting that many students are not being served by a college-prep curriculum.
Experts share their perspectives on the role that rote memorization can play in learning.
The authors suggest that while much attention has been paid to disadvantages in math based on race and ethnicity, students in rural areas have access to fewer math courses.
Parts of the revised U.S. history curriculum seemed "vague," some teachers reportedly complained.
Bill Gates' annual letter devotes a short section to education, and it focuses on the foundation's evolving concept of excellent teaching.
An independent evaluation found that participants in National History Day not only saw higher test scores but also are better writers and more capable researchers.
A foundation that focuses on higher education creates a profile of what is required to earn various college degrees.