Tentative plans are in the works to establish common standards in other subjects, once reading and math are complete.
A new report by the ACT says the career interests of high school graduates don't match job-market projections.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is marking the 150th anniversary of John Brown's attack on a federal arsenal with an online exhibit for educators about him.
Mark Schneider says new test results show the No Child Left Behind Act needs to be rethought.
The chairman of the panel that oversees NAEP says stagnant math scores show a need to focus on improved teaching.
A large-scale evaluation of the U.S. Department of Educations Ready to Learn initiative found that preschoolers taught with a literacy curriculum that included video clips from PBS shows made significant gains in literacy skills, such as naming letters and knowing the sounds associated with those letters.
Three centers would be supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, the U.S. Department of Education's top research division.
An evaluation of Striving Readers, the federal government's first reading program to focus on adolescents, shows a positive effect on student achievement at one of the sites that implemented Read 180.
Students are A) taking tougher math classes in high school and B) getting better grades. But test scores show that their achievement is not increasing, a former top ed official says.
Brenda Dann-Messier is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as assistant secretary for vocational and adult education. How will the Obama administration's position on voc-ed shift from that of the last administration?