The Common Core State Standards' emphasis on conceptual understanding in math will improve students' problem-solving skills and ultimately help prepare them for jobs of the future, argues a new report.


A public high school's performance of a song with lyrics about Jesus had triggered parents' concerns, but the Iowa State Board of Education agrees with a local school board that some uses of religious songs are appropriate.


Next year, Illinois students in 5th, 8th, and 10th grades will take an online exam aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.


The San Francisco school district announced last month that it will phase in teaching computer science to all students at all grade levels.


As the 2016 presidential campaign kicks into gear, teachers have to consider whether and how to introduce politics in the classroom.


If the state sets cut scores recommended by panels of teachers, only one-third of students will meet the 'proficient' mark in math and English/language arts.


The Iowa state board of education voted unanimously on Aug. 6 to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.


Children learn what they live, particularly when it comes to loving or fearing mathematics, a new study finds.


Connecticut's announcement that it will use the SAT instead of Smarter Balanced for 11th graders highlights a trend toward using college-admissions tests for accountability.


A new, savvy feature on the New York Times website called "Summer of Science" has bite-size, ADHD-friendly explanations of cool science stuff.


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