Students are expected to read more nonfiction under the common-core standards--but language arts teachers shouldn't be the only ones responsible for it.


With much support from educators, Arkansas has joined 13 states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.


The New York City education department released an updated K-5 science curriculum, to be implemented next year, that incorporate parts of the Next Generation Science Standards.


The National History Day competition showcases hundreds of student history projects. It runs through Thursday. We take you inside the competition.


Developmental psychologist Daniel Willingham says teachers should drop the reading reward systems and simply give students time in class for pleasure reading.


At least 1 in 5 West Virginia districts will go back to teaching the traditional algebra-geometry course sequence rather than integrated math courses, which the state initially required under the Common Core State Standards.


Today, the President announced the beginning of a National Week of Making, part of a larger initiative to get more K-12 and higher education students inventing, tinkering, building, and creating.


We compiled some educational resources to help you mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, the document that became the basis for the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.


The ongoing debate about whether the kindergarten common-core standards are "developmentally appropriate" doesn't take a basic question into account: Are most 5- and 6-year-olds capable of learning to read?


Our northern neighbor announced a national strategy for financial literacy education.


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