The White House Turnaround Arts Initiative, which started in eight schools in 2011, will expand to 68 schools.
Republicans are 90 percent more likely than Democrats to oppose the Common Core State Standards, according to an analysis of California poll data. And most of that opposition is explained by disapproval of President Obama's performance.
The NAEP long-term trend assessments in reading and math won't be given again until 2024, which means there will be a 12-year gap in what had been a particularly constant set of data.
A survey of how 4th and 5th grade students read online finds that girls significantly outperform boys with digital skills such as searching for and communicating information.
California and Texas are among the states negotiating how ethnic groups should be portrayed in textbooks.
In a letter posted today on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's website, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann acknowledged that the group had made some miscalculations regarding implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
At a 9-year-old's request, the president is asking kids for their ideas on what they think is important in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
Virginia has officially become the first state to add computer science to its core academic requirements for elementary, middle, and high school.
After finding that most classroom assignments don't meet the common-core standards' high bar, a think tank is looking to expand on that research and get schools and teachers to look at the work they assign more closely.
The first study to explore how well PARCC predicts college grades and remediation finds only modest correlations to both, but concludes that PARCC's cutoff score does reflect college-level work.