The Texas board of education shot down a plan to have a panel of university experts vet textbooks for factual errors before they are adopted.


A French publisher has designed a vending machine that dispenses short stories. Does it have utility in school settings?


Boys are more confident than girls in their ability to learn computer science, and more likely to believe they'll have a job one day in which they'll use the subject, according to new survey results from Google and Gallup.


Two new studies of teachers' experiences with the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments reveal a mix bag of criticism and praise.


A report from the New York state comptroller shows that 95 percent of New York City students took arts classes.


This December, in conjunction with Discovery Education and the NFL Players Association, EA Sports will release a special version of "Madden" that aims to teach math and science to 5th through 9th graders.


As fewer states choose to use PARCC's test this year, the consortium offers states more options.


A new benchmark to measure students' readiness for first-year college courses expected for majors in STEM fields shows that only 20 percent of high school students meet that mark.


Exactly what kind of test is NAEP? And where does it fit in with the dozens of other assessments and the purported overtesting phenomena that we've been hearing so much about?


With the additions of Connecticut and Michigan, one-third of states have now officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards


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