In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.


The state's new math standards are 92 percent in alignment with the common core, with a few notable exceptions in high school.


National Association of Scholars publishes an "open letter" criticizing the revamp of the Advanced Placement U. S. History framework.


New research out of the University of Kentucky puts less emphasis on financial education and more on pairing it with real-life experience.


The Senate and House have both passed a bill that would require that Illinois high school students "successfully complete" a civics course to graduate.


A draft tool that educators, school districts, and publishers will eventually be able to use to see if their instructional materials are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards is now available for public review.


A program that boosts arts programs at troubled schools is expanding for the second time.


Five years ago, the Common Core State Standards were issued, triggering an exhausting combination of celebration and criticism.


A bill that would establish computer science standards and create a computer science teaching endorsement in Washington state is now headed to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature.


Georgia is revising its science and social studies standards and the revamp will likely bring a stronger focus on civics.


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