Rather than teaching students about the underpinnings of American society, civics education in many places has veered into promoting liberal activism, panelists said at a recent American Enterprise Institute event.
Critics said the bill would have allowed teachers to bring in alternative theories about climate change and evolution.
In this Education Week video, a 4th grader describes an approach to essay writing used in many elementary classrooms across the country in which the image of a hamburger serves as a graphic organizer.
A committee comprised primarily of classroom teachers spent six months working to develop the standards, which emphasize hands-on learning.
More students, and more low-income students, are taking AP tests than ever before, the College Board reports.
The National Core Arts Standards were released in 2014.
Intel has sponsored the International Science and Engineering Fair since the late 1990s.
The study by Code.org was based on surveys of students before and after participating in Hour of Code last December.
A new book on the Reading Apprenticeship approach focuses on how schools and districts can implement and expand a reading program for secondary students.
The Republican-led state House Education Committee would only approve the standards after references to the impact of human on global warming were removed.