Mark R. Nelson was named the new executive director of the nearly 20,000-member Computer Science Teachers Association.


"[K]ids aren't likely to buy into doing tougher math with teachers who are inwardly hyperventilating about the subject themselves," says a new brief from a New York City-based policy institute.


The Council of Chief State School Officers produces a new framework to help states move from theory to practice as they work to reduce the burden of testing on students and schools.


Students are expected to read more nonfiction under the common-core standards--but language arts teachers shouldn't be the only ones responsible for it.


With much support from educators, Arkansas has joined 13 states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.


The New York City education department released an updated K-5 science curriculum, to be implemented next year, that incorporate parts of the Next Generation Science Standards.


The National History Day competition showcases hundreds of student history projects. It runs through Thursday. We take you inside the competition.


Developmental psychologist Daniel Willingham says teachers should drop the reading reward systems and simply give students time in class for pleasure reading.


At least 1 in 5 West Virginia districts will go back to teaching the traditional algebra-geometry course sequence rather than integrated math courses, which the state initially required under the Common Core State Standards.


Today, the President announced the beginning of a National Week of Making, part of a larger initiative to get more K-12 and higher education students inventing, tinkering, building, and creating.


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