The Diary of Anne Frank is pulled from a school's reading list because a parent complains about its sexual themes.

Experts this week discussed the importance of math learning in early childhood at a gathering on Capitol Hill.

The revision process for the draft K-12 common standards offers a glimpse into the difficulty of crafting skills-and-knowledge sets to everyone's satisfaction.

A Wisconsin high school outlaws "sexual bending" at school dances.

Utah's governor calls for sustained emphasis on STEM education.

Bill Gates zeroes in on teaching, online learning, in his annual letter.

A new study suggests that female teachers' anxiety about math can infect female students with the idea that boys, but not girls, are good in math.

Online lesson plans are available to help teachers make the most of the State of the Union address.

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is in the early stages of developing a new initiative to compare and assess higher education quality across institutions globally. Richard Yelland, who is spearheading the effort for the Paris-based OECD, tomorrow will announce and detail the launch of the first phase of research, including problem-solving and critical-thinking skill measurements, according to an OECD press release. The initiative, the International Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes, will involve 31 "developed and advancing" countries, including the United States, the press release says. Yelland will speak at the 2010 annual conference of the Council for ...

The chat is a great way to get up to speed on the initiative.

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