Several hundred "space buffs," including students, teachers, and astronauts, gathered on the White House's South Lawn for an evening of stargazing. says the new videos are intended to be used in classrooms across the country or just by anyone who wants a clear explanation of Internet operations.

Just four states and the District of Columbia require students to complete college- and career-ready level courses in math and English/language arts to graduate, according to a new report.

Nearly 14 percent of 3rd graders in North Carolina were "retained" last year for not meeting reading proficiency standards—but the numbers are more complicated than they seem.

The National Council of Teachers of English has hired Emily Kirkpatrick, the vice president of the National Center for Families Learning, as its new executive director.

Want to see teachers using the common science standards in their classrooms? Check out these new Teaching Channel videos.

Even a few conversations about math each week can boost students' math growth, a new study suggests.

The STEM Education Act of 2015 was signed into law today.

The U.S. Department of Education's undersecretary covered a range of topics in a one-on-one interview at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's recent learning forum.

Bill Gates says his foundation remains committed to its current work in supporting the use of high academic standards and helping teachers improve through evaluation systems that provide useful feedback.

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