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.

Delaware will offer all of its 11th graders the chance to take the SAT, free of charge, during the school day.

President Obama ties STEM education to the nation's competitiveness in the world, reiterates call to recruit 100,000 new teachers in those fields.

Several students with a special interest in STEM education will be seated in the first lady's box at the U.S. Capitol for the State of the Union address.

New results available for U.S. students in science.

With the approval of the state Senate's education committee, Idaho's adoption of the common standards is final.


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