Michigan is the latest state to consider a law that would retain some students who aren't reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.


Fourth grade math teachers who took content-intensive professional development improved their own general math knowledge, but those gains did not trickle down to students, according to a new federal study.


Learning to sing and play instruments helped the development of auditory processing skills of teenagers in Chicago.


A new curriculum called "Elections and Relationships" includes lessons on hot political topics—and on how to have a respectful conversation.


The website ScienceDebate.org asked the presidential candidates to lay out their views on 20 science-related topics. Here's what Clinton and Trump said on two that affect K-12 education.


Gene Luen Yang, a graphic novelist who writes about identity and cultural differences for young adults and spent nearly two decades as a high school computer science teacher, was among 23 winners of the prestigious award.


The U.S. Census Bureau launched an updated website with free K-12 lesson plans for teaching statistics through geography, history, math, and social studies activities.


The Montana board of education voted to adopt a new set of K-12 science standards, which closely resemble the Next Generation Science Standards that 18 states have adopted.


California's new law requires the state's education department to create a template for an ethnic studies curriculum.


You can now watch our short video explainer about what the common core is ... and what it's not.


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