A veteran educator is stepping up to become executive director of the board that oversees "the nation's report card."


A few incidents of lax oversight have resulted in warnings or disciplinary steps.


A recent survey of 5,000 K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math teachers and supervisors found that 80 percent of respondents were familiar with the Next Generation Science Standards, and of those, 60 percent held a favorable view of them.


While born of an age-old concept, the "maker movement" officially turns 10 this year.


An Ohio school district revived cursive handwriting instruction by adding it to the art curriculum.


Today at a library in southeast Washington, President Barack Obama announced that major book publishers have committed to making 10,000 e-books, worth a total of about $250 million, freely available to students.


The first public hearing on the choice of PARCC versus MCAS had its share of praise and criticism for the new online test.


Experts weigh in on achievement growth among Hispanic students on 2014 NAEP tests in U.S. history, civics, and geography


The latest results from "the Nation's Report Card" show no significant gains since 2010 in U.S. history, civics or geography among 8th graders.


The Common Core State Standards require students to "read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding" by the end of kindergarten. How different is that from previous standards?


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