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.


A high school math problem from Singapore made the rounds on the Internet.


The National Science Board issues a new report that seeks to broaden the term, "STEM workforce," and also calls for well-rounded STEM education, even in non-STEM fields.


Wednesday is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, celebrated with a week of service activities, festivities and environmental awareness events, free teaching resources to mark the occasion are abundant.


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