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?


A new research initiative aims to find the most critical vocabulary needed for reading, mathematics, science, and social studies.


Miami-Dade drops 290 of 300 end-of-course exams that had been a state requirement, and Texas inches closer to rolling back graduation tests.


A new report explores the thorny questions involved in gauging student learning in a competency-based learning system.


Is holding a middle school science fair a worthwhile endeavor? A team of science educators and researchers is hoping to find out.


Truly rigorous career and technical education programs are still rare, even as student participation in them has soared. Researchers profile CTE programs in five states to illustrate key qualities that good programs should include.


Until now, the main strategy for opt-out activists has been simply sitting out the test. Now it includes posting portions of the exam online.


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