Mathematics education in the United States puts far too much emphasis on memorization, says Stanford professor Jo Boaler.


In the second major rollback in a few years, Texas allows seniors to graduate by passing three, instead of five, end-of-course exams.


A new report by GradNation reveals that although gaps persist, the nation is on track to reach an on-time high school graduation rate of 90 percent by 2020. The graduation rate reached an all-time high of 81.4 percent in 2013, the latest year data is available.


A week after the "nation's report card" showed no academic progress among 8th graders in U.S. history, civics, and geography, Education Week posts sample questions for readers to see how they would stack up.


Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study.


VH1 Save the Music Foundation works to put the "STEM to STEAM" discussion on the national agenda


David Ginsburg, of Education Week Teacher's Coach G's Teaching Tips blog, has a good explanation about what it means to "make sense of problems"—one of the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice.


A charity event May 16 will support Little Kids Rock, a national nonprofit that helps schools integrate modern-day music into lesson plans in order to make music education more engaging for students.


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.


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