Cast members of the Broadway hit musical Hamilton visited the White House to meet with local students and tout a new educational program.
The results of a two-year study on the National Writing Project, a teacher professional-development program that's lost federal funding in recent years, show that it had a positive impact on both teachers and students.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has released a statement cautioning states and districts that allowing computer science courses to substitute for a high school math course could "undermine students' mathematics preparation."
The state is on the verge of approving the measure, but it runs the risk of violating the Every Student Succeeds Act, which requires one test for all students statewide.
A survey from Americans for the Arts finds that the nine out of ten Americans support arts education, and most support government funding for the arts.
White female students are more likely to pursue STEM fields in college if they attended a high school with a high proportion of female math and science teachers, according to a recent study. The results were not as conclusive for black female students.
National Public Radio and Listen Current, a group founded by a former radio journalist, team up to bring more NPR segments into the classroom.
The districts in Clark County, Nev.; Denver, Fort Worth, Texas; Guilford County, N.C.; Milwaukee, and Shelby County, Tenn., will be part of the special NAEP report focusing on select urban districts.
Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new effort to bring computer science classes to every public school in the state by the end of 2017.
An analysis of standardized test scores in the District of Columbia found that overall 3rd grade reading proficiency rates stayed stagnant between 2007 and 2014but declined for economically disadvantaged and black students.