Illinois students are now required to take a civics course in order to graduate high school.
Intel will end its sponsorship of the Science Talent Search, one of the world's most prominent competitions for showcasing student "STEM" talent.
The consortium's governing board says it can't disclose cut scores, or what portion of students performed at each level of the test, until states finalize their test data.
A recent study found a positive relationship between switching to a shorter school week and the percentage of students scoring at the proficient or advanced levels on math tests.
Courses will focus on college admissions, essay writing, sports management, arts criticism, and other topics.
Librarians and STEM teachers in New Hampshire are working together to co-plan lessons.
The state's new TranspARTation program is one of a growing number of efforts that offer grants to teachers to support field trips to cultural events.
Participation rates for Advanced Placement science examsspecifically physics and computer sciencehave risen sharply over the last year, according to new data from the College Board.
The state nominated 19 schools for Blue Ribbons, but 11 were disqualified because they fell short of the federal government's 95 percent test-participation rule.
Disruptions to online tests in North Dakota, Montana and Nevada have prompted the consortium to seek an official review of the states' test scores.