A South Dakota school district puts a math curriculum in place, and test scores rise. But getting everyone to buy into it is not easy.

A Texas A&M program preps incoming students for calculus, through technology. Both the student, and the university, benefit, supporters say.

A student from Oakland, Calif., launches a project to transform farming in India.

New federal regulations appear to give states more flexibility on common standards.

Scholars, teachers, think tank folks, and teachers fill the ranks of those working the development of multistate K-12 standards in language arts and math.

A new video game called "Conspiracy Code," challenges students to stop a menacing organization from rewriting history.

Two major English-language arts organizations release standards for testing.

The Kellogg Foundation is backing an effort to give math-and-science teachers master's degrees if they agree to work in disadvantaged schools. It is also demanding more of universities.

A business-higher education group takes issue with the findings of a recent study on the "STEM" pipeline.

Today, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington, introduced into the U.S. Senate a literacy bill that would provide $2.35 billion in funding for literacy programs from kindergarten to 12th grade.

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