A former principal who has been gathering school artifacts dating back to the 1700s is giving most of his collection to the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institution.

Feedback from states shows that most students didn't feel the test reflected what they were taught in class.

Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.

The National Science Foundation released a data tool today that puts STEM education statistics into a friendly, visual format.

The Antares rocket, which exploded just after takeoff in Virginia, was carrying a multitude of middle school science experiments.

The Million Women Mentor campaign has recruited 170,000 professionals to mentor girls in STEM fields in middle school through college, with a goal of 1 million volunteers.

As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows.

Governors should take steps to improve early-childhood mathematics education, including raising the bar for states' early-learning guidelines and promoting changes in teacher-preparation programs, according to a recent paper.

A project that trains teachers to review lessons and units for alignment to the common core has expanded its set of offerings.

The push to reduce the amount of time schools spend on testing originates in the White House, sources say.

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