A lead writer of the Common Core State Standards for English/language arts said she has at least one regret about how the standards turned out: that they don't require students to read a large number of texts independently.
Through the District of Columbia's new "Books From Birth" literacy initiative, children under 5 years old will be eligible to have a free book sent to their houses every month.
Several of the big computer science education groups have put out a draft "framework" for how to teach the subject, and they're now looking for feedback from the public.
The stars may very well be aligning for proponents of K-12 computer science education
Today, the White House announced what it's calling an "ambitious, all-hands-on deck" initiative to get every student in the United States coding.
The Council for Economic Education's annual survey finds that fewer states are requiring economics.
Yet another study documents that states are setting higher expectations for proficiency on their tests, aiming for NAEP-like levels of performance.
NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation have released a series of short videos about nanotechnology, or the study of objects that are measured in billionths of meters.
It's been 30 years since the space shuttle Challenger exploded with New Hampshire teacher Sharon Christa McAuliffe on board.
There's been a sharp increase in the number of states that are setting expectations closer to those of the rigorous NAEP exam.