A change to the federal AP/IB program under the Every Student Succeeds Act means states and districts will need to think hard about continuing to cover low-income students' testing fees.


Elementary and middle school math teachers have mixed feelings on the Common Core State Standards, saying both that they set unrealistic expectations and will have long-term benefits, according to the results of a survey.


U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. called on schools to help foster "making"—or hands-on creating, building, and tinkering—by giving students space for that sort of innovation.


Starting in 2017, students in Louisiana schools will learn cursive writing in 3rd grade—and they'll keep getting instruction on it through graduation.


Research by C-SAIL, a new group that's tracking standards implementation and testing, finds that some states are still working to fully implement standards in the classroom, and some have yet to reach that goal.


New Jersey is the first state to have collected comprehensive information on arts education participation.


A Twitter spat illustrates how complicated it can be to determine what scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress really say about student learning.


The study finds that teenagers prefer learning about science through hands-on labs.


Louisiana legislators approved a new set of academic standards to replace the Common Core State Standards—but how much do the new standards really differ?


As maker spaces become increasingly common in K-12 schools, one school librarian argues that the philosophy of making can lead to creative literacy instruction.


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