Research shows that when information in a film doesn't match what's in a history text, students are more likely to remember the film version, according to the EdWeek blog, Inside School Research
The Society for Science & the Public seeks to cultivate independent research projects among disadvantaged students.
Teaching to the test is not a problem in schools as long as it is the right test, argue a couple of commentators in an on-line debate, "What Do School Tests Measure?," published by the New York Times this week.
Britain's Tory party proposes an online database of national tests, from different eras.
Jim Burke, an English teacher in Virginia, posts his version of what students need to know and be able to do in English to prepare for college and the workplace.
Math is becoming increasing important to the study of biology, a new paper argues.
A new effort in Chicago seeks to help high school students make the plunge into college-level math and science.
Students who major in "STEM" fields tend to have more success in completing college studies than peers with other interests.
A free curriculum has been created that has a goal of helping Native Americans to prevent diabetes. It's aimed for children in grades K-12 at tribal schools or schools with a lot of Native Americans.
Researchers commissioned by the Wallace Foundation report findings on what arts educators consider to be a high-quality arts program. One important aspect is to engage students on many levels.