Seventeen-year-old Raymond Wang of Canada won $75,000 in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair last week for inventing an air inlet system that reduces disease transmission in airplane cabins.


A new online resource offers a collection of student work to help educators see what students should be striving for.


Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?


A blogger discusses the value of studying student work.


Kansas legislators and the state board of education are trying a new tactic to increase financial literacy courses in schools: Ask nicely.


At a time when concerns abound about young people's lack of basic geography knowledge, we bring you some good news: Meet the winner of the National Geographic Bee.


Common-core backers seek a new audience for an old message: that states set the proficiency bars on their tests far too low.


The leap from decoding to fluent reading for many students is huge.


Mathematics education in the United States puts far too much emphasis on memorization, says Stanford professor Jo Boaler.


In the second major rollback in a few years, Texas allows seniors to graduate by passing three, instead of five, end-of-course exams.


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