The Common Core State Standards teach students the algorithm for multi-digit addition and subtraction in 4th grade. But some experts say it should be taught sooner.


Virginia's class of 2015 is the first to graduate since financial literacy classes became mandatory.


A new study shows that many states have upped their standards for what it means to be labeled proficient, a change that some attribute to the advent of the common-core standards.


While male and female students are earning high school math and science credits at similar rates, boys are still significantly more likely to take engineering classes and to consider pursuing postsecondary STEM majors, according to a recent transcript study.


The National Education Association votes to oppose the use of PARCC and Smarter Balanced tests for teacher evaluation.


In an ongoing effort to help states navigate the process of reviewing, adopting, and implementing the Next Generation Science Standards, the National Association of State Boards of Education released a short report today profiling some states' efforts in this area.


Smarter Balanced test scores released by three states show that students are largely beating states' projections for student performance—except for on the high school math tests. Did experts warn us this was coming?


The National Science Foundation is offering grants to help teachers gain exposure and improve STEM education.


With less than 3 percent of U.S. residents trained in CPR annually, a new report recommends making such training a graduation requirement for students.


A new law in Wisconsin requires the state to examine high schools that sent more than six students to college who needed remediation.


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