The United States education system should build upon its strengths, rather than replicating the flaws of foreign nations' schools, a scholar argues.
David Driscoll, former commissioner of education in Massachusetts is named chair of the National Assessment Governing Board, which sets policy for the NAEP.
A computer software program developed by the MIND Research Institute wins praise for improved math scores in some Southern and Northern California districts.
The skills needed for two- and four-year colleges, and different jobs, may not be that similar, a scholar argues.
Students on a recent algebra test struggled with some topics in particular, such as data and statistics, and polynomial and rational functions.
A federal study shows math materials used in after-school programs had a notable impact on student learning while reading materials did not.
Zuni youths learn about the traditional agricultural practices of their tribe as part of a horticulture class in public schools.
The Internet has opened all sorts of new ways to show scientists at work in the field, "doing science," rather than just talking about it.
Reading comprehension is not a "skill," or single strategy that can be taught directly, but is instead rooted in prior knowledge that allows students to create understanding as they read, argues Daniel Willingham of the University of Virginia.
More reaction to the "common standards" in language arts and math. EdWeek hosts at chat at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.