A middle school teacher describes an internal struggle that many English/language arts instructors will find relatable: Should she devote class time to free-choice silent reading, unattached to other classroom work?


The stories of remarkable people who spoke up for human rights invigorate classrooms, according to educators.


New, eagerly awaited guidance from the U.S. Department of Education says states will have to undergo review of their standards and tests within four to eight months.


A group of researchers find that enthusiastic adoption of STEM programs for underserved students in two cities dissolved over time and did not result in significant academic gains.


Texas defied common wisdom by ratcheting up math standards and producing the same or better performance on state tests.


A father posted a photo on Facebook of a bank check made out to his local elementary school using what he called "common-core numbers."


The early-reader books are "shockingly dated, racist, and problematic," according to the blogger who uncovered the story after a teacher training.


A new coalition is promoting year-round constitutional literacy and civics education.


Test results aren't yet final, because they don't include all groups of students, or the results of tests taken with paper and pencil.


Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a plan requiring all New York City schools to offer computer science classes within a 10-year deadline.


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