An analysis of standardized test scores in the District of Columbia found that overall 3rd grade reading proficiency rates stayed stagnant between 2007 and 2014—but declined for economically disadvantaged and black students.


The White House launched a new effort to expose K-12 students to what happens in the nation's federal science labs, in the hopes of sparking more interest in STEM careers.


It's been almost a year since West Virginia adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, though with a few changes to the wording on climate change. But now the science standards are being challenged once again.


Thirteen states and 40 districts are launching #GoOpen initiatives, focused on open resources and promoted by the federal education department.


Early findings from a new study show that California schools are using a wider range of unique textbooks than they were before the common core—in contrast to claims the standards would homogenize curriculum.


Literacy expert Timothy Shanahan says the research is clear: Writing about a text benefits reading comprehension more than talking about it.


Why are so many lessons about Islam landing so poorly? It turns out that most teachers get little to no preparation to teach about religions.


Kansas is the latest of several states to consider, and ultimately reject, requiring ethnic studies courses in public schools.


Students' knowledge of science as they enter kindergarten is tied to science achievement in elementary and middle school, according to new research.


By now you may have heard that there's a set of common science standards that some states are adopting called the Next Generation Science Standards. But if that's about where your knowledge ends, you're not alone.


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