Black and Hispanic students are driving some of the biggest gains at the high school level, and less dramatic improvements at the college level.


EdWeek got inside the operation and found out who's scoring the tests, and how they're being trained.


The South Dakota board of education has adopted a new set of science standards that look a whole lot like the Next Generation Science Standards.


Wisconsin lawmakers include a citizenship-test requirement for high school students in budget recommendations from their joint finance committee.


In response to criticism that its test is too long, and takes a major toll on school scheduling and personnel, PARCC announces a major redesign.


A new survey of parents and teachers shows how strongly they feel about music education and I pull out some of the more interesting points.


The Consumer Reports-style reviews of common-core instructional materials posted by EdReports.org are incomplete, contain errors, and misrepresent what's important in the common standards, claim two national groups of math educators.


Seventeen-year-old Raymond Wang of Canada won $75,000 in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair last week for inventing an air inlet system that reduces disease transmission in airplane cabins.


A new online resource offers a collection of student work to help educators see what students should be striving for.


Is it good 21st-century instruction to spend time teaching keyboarding and other computer skills? Or is it just another form of test prep?


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