A survey of how 4th and 5th grade students read online finds that girls significantly outperform boys with digital skills such as searching for and communicating information.
California and Texas are among the states negotiating how ethnic groups should be portrayed in textbooks.
In a letter posted today on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's website, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann acknowledged that the group had made some miscalculations regarding implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
At a 9-year-old's request, the president is asking kids for their ideas on what they think is important in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
Virginia has officially become the first state to add computer science to its core academic requirements for elementary, middle, and high school.
After finding that most classroom assignments don't meet the common-core standards' high bar, a think tank is looking to expand on that research and get schools and teachers to look at the work they assign more closely.
The first study to explore how well PARCC predicts college grades and remediation finds only modest correlations to both, but concludes that PARCC's cutoff score does reflect college-level work.
Girls and suburban students outperformed boys and citydwellers on NAEP's first all-digital 2014 science and technology exam, but those gaps were still dwarfed by gaps between socioeconomic and racial groups.
The head of NASA and inventor Dean Kamen are calling for a cultural shift—and a more hands-on approach to science education.
At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.