The National Academies is hosting discussions of how to improve standards in science, which could shape the ongoing "Common Core" standards project.


Don't confuse 'forensics' with 'forensic science' a reader says.


African-American students who took part in debates were more likely to graduate from high school and more likely to be college-ready, a new study finds.


Teachers in forensic science course often use local law enforcement agencies as prime resources.


At least five northwest states have academic standards that address Native American culture and history, and the subject is included in the school curriculum, according to a federal study released this week.


The Hispanic College Fund will stage a forum on Capitol Hill on strategies to draw more Latino students into science and math fields.


The nation needs to take more aggressive steps in recruiting math and science teachers, Secretary Duncan tells a White House panel.


A parents group that is active on math issues likes what it sees from the draft "Common Core" standards.


Former IES chief Russ Whitehurst says the Bush and Obama administrations have two different approaches to curriculum.


The federal What Works Clearinghouse has determined that Read 180 shows "potentially positive effects" on student reading achievement.


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