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.

A big science teachers association offers reviews of the scientific accuracy of Hollywood flicks.

President Obama keeps tab of what his daughters are reading, according to report by a pool reporter on the president's visit to a Maryland elementary school yesterday.

A Massachusetts business group launches an effort to introduce middle schoolers in nearly 600 middle schools to careers in "STEM" fields.

Effect sizes in research studies of curriculum are "larger, more certain, and less expensive" than education reforms favored by the Obama administration, according to a paper by Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst, the former research chief of the U.S. Department of Education.

The sponsors of the automotive "X Prize" are asking high schools to come up with car dashboards that promote energy efficiency.

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