Secondary students from across the nation are competing this week in the finals of the National History Day contest.


A veteran education policymaker argues that thoughtful professional development will be key to successful implementation of the common standards.


NASA has just launched a new initiative to engage students in STEM activities during the summer months.


Dialog and debate about the common standards unfolds after their final release.


Engineering is getting increased attention in the early grades.


A new report says Massachusetts needs to refocus its strategies for improving student literacy.


A Maryland district is teaming up with educational publisher Pearson to revamp the school system's elementary curriculum and then make the model available to other districts to purchase.


The Texas state board of education will see some changes in membership next year that could affect its political balance.


The Ohio state board of education yesterday unanimously approved the common-core standards.


A new study finds that most individuals who pass the GED fail to see an economic benefit, and that the credential may be doing more harm than good.


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