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.


A new report by GradNation reveals that although gaps persist, the nation is on track to reach an on-time high school graduation rate of 90 percent by 2020. The graduation rate reached an all-time high of 81.4 percent in 2013, the latest year data is available.


A week after the "nation's report card" showed no academic progress among 8th graders in U.S. history, civics, and geography, Education Week posts sample questions for readers to see how they would stack up.


Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study.


VH1 Save the Music Foundation works to put the "STEM to STEAM" discussion on the national agenda


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