Last week, a fire broke out in a chemistry class at a Fairfax, Va. high school, sending five students to the hospital with chemical burns.

Tucson-area students will take the test, now required for high school graduation, while still in middle school.

Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel of experts argued.

A digital piano allows Kansas City students to study the instrument remotely.

A nonprofit that reviews curricula for common-core alignment, which came under fire after initially posting low ratings for nearly all the texts it analyzed, has tweaked its process—and consequently upped the scores for several publishers.

U.S. 4th and 8th grade students are performing worse in math, and somewhat worse in reading, than they were two years ago, according to new data from a national test.

A new study looking at the relationship between the National Assessment of Educational Progress and the Common Core State Standards for mathematics finds that the national test falls short on assessing some of the common standards.

Illinois and Montana are revising arts standards to reflect the National Core Arts Standards.

The director of Harvard's Religious Literacy Project, Diane Moore, discusses teaching religion in public schools.

A Tennessee lawmaker's bill would prevent schools from teaching students about religious doctrine before 10th grade.

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