Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.
In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
The former executive director of the National Council of Teachers of English died June 7 after a long illness.
Connecticut lawmakers want to add lessons on banking, investing, and personal finance to financial literacy classes.
In an effort to increase the number and diversity of high school students taking computer science, the College Board will launch a new Advanced Placement course in fall 2016 that teaches a broader range of computing skills.
The state's new math standards are 92 percent in alignment with the common core, with a few notable exceptions in high school.
National Association of Scholars publishes an "open letter" criticizing the revamp of the Advanced Placement U. S. History framework.
New research out of the University of Kentucky puts less emphasis on financial education and more on pairing it with real-life experience.
The Senate and House have both passed a bill that would require that Illinois high school students "successfully complete" a civics course to graduate.
A draft tool that educators, school districts, and publishers will eventually be able to use to see if their instructional materials are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards is now available for public review.