The L.A. Times continues its series on arts education in the Hollywood Hills (and the rest of Los Angeles' public schools).
Concerns from arts educators, special educators, and more led the state board to put a hold on plans to change high school diploma requirements.
A group of students is advocating for the district to change its curriculum to include more diverse figures and topics.
In Jefferson County, Colorado, a school board member who said the Advanced Placement U.S. History Curriculum was insufficiently patriotic lost her seat in a recall election.
Both the House and Senate ESEA bills keep annual tests, but they go very different ways on a lot of other assessment issues.
The consortium makes public hundreds of questions from last spring's debut test, saying it hopes teachers will use them in instruction to help students understand what it looks like to master the common core.
The pool of test-takers for the Advanced Placement computer science exam is still overwhelmingly white and male, according to data from the College Board, which administers the AP tests.
Last week, a fire broke out in a chemistry class at a Fairfax, Va. high school, sending five students to the hospital with chemical burns.
Tucson-area students will take the test, now required for high school graduation, while still in middle school.
Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel of experts argued.