Those involved in the opt-out movement said they were strongly motivated by opposition to test-based teacher evaluations and the private sector's influence in schools, the survey reported.
Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
Responses to PARCC's "request for information" reflect a lot of soul-searching about how PARCC will survive, and in what form.
A complaint about New Math from 1972 calls to mind many of the critiques heard over the last few years about the common core.
An early look at AP scores shows continued growth in STEM subjects and a mix of scores on individual subject-matter tests.
The U.S. Department of Education is asking people to share photos of themselves reading as part of its #ReadWhereYouAre campaign.
It's well-known there's a gender gap within science, technology, engineering, and math majors and careers, and a new study traces the moment many women give up on STEM to a single college class: calculus.
A recent study found that academic language, perspective taking, and complex reasoning can predict the kind of deep reading comprehension students need in secondary school and beyond.
A California bill would offer a seal of proficiency for California high school graduates who have demonstrated proficiency in STEM.
In several parts of the western U.S. and Canada, there's a focus on introducing indigenous youth to STEM careers.