A college physics professor argues that schools mistake throwing difficult math material at students for preparing them for the rigors of higher education.
Some of the individuals who have been selected to provide feedback on mathematics or English/language arts standards for college- and career-readiness are also part of the group of people charged with "validation" of the standards.
A new guide, based on a study by the National Research Council, offers advice on how to craft lessons on the resources found in science centers and museums.
The National Academies is hosting discussions of how to improve standards in science, which could shape the ongoing "Common Core" standards project.
Don't confuse 'forensics' with 'forensic science' a reader says.
African-American students who took part in debates were more likely to graduate from high school and more likely to be college-ready, a new study finds.
Teachers in forensic science course often use local law enforcement agencies as prime resources.
At least five northwest states have academic standards that address Native American culture and history, and the subject is included in the school curriculum, according to a federal study released this week.
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.