Two Colorado colleges are the first to decide to consider PARCC scores in course-placement decisions.


Last week, the Wyoming governor signed a bill that will make statewide adoption of the somewhat controversial K-12 science standards possible once again.


Gov. Mark Dayton goes farther with his recommendations than a state task force that was created to recommend testing cutbacks.


The annual report recognizes the superintendent for partnering with business leaders and bringing a renewed focus on science, technology, engineering, and math to his Colorado district.


Fifteen-year-old girls are more likely to be proficient in reading, mathematics, and science than their male peers, according to a new analysis. But among top-performing students, girls do worse than boys in math and science.


A new study of Israeli students shows that teacher bias can influence girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject.


Researcher William Schmidt has created a tool that helps teachers determine where exactly a particular standard is taught within a specific textbook.


The National Council of Teachers of English reaches out to literacy teachers to explore the role assessment plays in their instruction.


Chicago school officials say that the district can't risk the threatened loss of state and federal funding that could attend its refusal to give the test districtwide.


A new research paper finds that the law in most states isn't clear about whether parents can opt their children out of testing.


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