In a speech to early-childhood-education researchers meeting at Georgetown University today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan expressed his belief that high-quality preschool programs can create a level playing field for all students at the start of school.


Farewell, and thank you.


Legislators in New Mexico are considering a proposed Hispanic Education Act, which would provide a curricula for Hispanic culture and language.


A story examines the legacy of "The Montreal Massacre," and the reluctance of women to pursue careers in "STEM" fields.


For education reporters to write about teaching and learning, and give examples of how a curriculum plays out in the classroom, they need to have a chance to spend a considerable amount of time observing students and teachers.


Educators have not been shy about giving their opinions about drafts released through the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Many say standards are only one piece of the K-12 puzzle.


Texas' education commissioner says the Obama administration's federal stimulus guidelines are punishing his state as they promote common academic standards.


Americans think that knowing about the American Revolution is important. Unfortunately, most of us don't know the answers to basic questions about it.


A round-up of studies or books about Early Reading First, a federal program for preschoolers authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act.


The American Federation of Teachers, Council of Great City Schools, and National Association of State Boards of Education are joining the outreach effort on standards.


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