A story examines the legacy of "The Montreal Massacre," and the reluctance of women to pursue careers in "STEM" fields.
For education reporters to write about teaching and learning, and give examples of how a curriculum plays out in the classroom, they need to have a chance to spend a considerable amount of time observing students and teachers.
Educators have not been shy about giving their opinions about drafts released through the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Many say standards are only one piece of the K-12 puzzle.
Texas' education commissioner says the Obama administration's federal stimulus guidelines are punishing his state as they promote common academic standards.
Americans think that knowing about the American Revolution is important. Unfortunately, most of us don't know the answers to basic questions about it.
A round-up of studies or books about Early Reading First, a federal program for preschoolers authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act.
The American Federation of Teachers, Council of Great City Schools, and National Association of State Boards of Education are joining the outreach effort on standards.
A former NCES commissioner weighs in on President Obama's "Educate to Innovate" campaign. Supporters of common standards look for grassroots support.
High school and college students are known for being more keen on technology than many of their elders, but a blog post over at the Atlantic Wire suggests that Kindle textbooks and other kinds of e-books aren't catching on quickly with students.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is telling school district officials they should be poised to apply for federal grants to support the teaching of American history in their schools.