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

A new study finds little difference, on average, in the math achievement of girls and boys.

President Obama this afternoon will announce new public-private investments in STEM education.

Many teachers find reading aloud to adolescents valuable; the Socratic approach to learning finds fans in Cincinnati.

President Obama scheduled to discuss STEM education at White House event tomorrow.

A new team takes over the curriculum beat.

A professor and the president of the English teachers' association discuss whether reading comprehension is a skill that can be taught.

The Education Department schedules a second round of public meetings to help shape its $350 million competition to design common assessments.

The health care reform bill pending in the U.S. Senate still includes $50 million for programs that teach youths to delay having sex, which are widely called "abstinence-only" programs.

Beth Fertig shows what it takes for some students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, to be taught to read.

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