Experts advise leaders from the U.S. Department of Education on how to shape the $350 million Race to the Top assessment competition.


The Texas State Board of Education today is taking public testimony on new social studies standards being developed.


Louisiana is reducing by $16 million its spending for precollegiate education, including a program to improve reading and math skills.


More debate on the role content knowledge plays in developing adolescent literacy.


Pennsylvania's journey to high school graduation tests sparks questions about how a state can best measure the success of its high schools.


In response to an Education Week story, Core Knowledge blogger Robert Pondiscio argues that without content knowledge, reading aloud to students is of limited value.


University presidents commit to increasing the supply of math and science teachers.


Kentucky could be the first state to approve the common standards.


Kentucky advances a bill to let districts use outside entities in turning around low-performing middle and high schools.


A coalition of educators, scholars and civil rights groups argues for a new generation of assessments as the reauthorization of the ESEA looms.


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