If signed, the bill would introduce new readiness tests in 1st grade, and permit districts to use a series of interim tests to produce a summative score.
Because of online testing problems, Nevada fell short of the federal requirement to test 95 percent of students, but the U.S. Department of Education has given the state a pass.
Andrew Hacker, author of The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions, discussed why he thinks we should eliminate advanced math requirements.
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.