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.


When it comes to testing difficulty, the college-ready benchmarks set for the PARCC tests may be generally tougher than those for the Smarter Balanced assessments, ACT Aspire, and most other state assessments, according to a new analysis.


Most science teachers have an "insufficient grasp of the science" behind climate change, and that may be hurting their teaching, according to a recent study.


Hawaii is the 18th state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, which are also in place in the District of Columbia.


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