As Detroit puts in place a new K-8 literacy and math curriculum that is "highly aligned" to the common core, schools chief Nikolai Vitti warns that other districts might need to do the same.

The English/language arts and math standards in most states that "un-adopted" or tweaked the Common Core State Standards are, in the end, "substantially weaker," according to the latest review of state standards from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

Montour School District in western Pennsylvania unveils what it's calling a first-of-its-kind artifical intelligence curriculum for middle school.

Students returning to schools in Virginia and New York this fall will be required to participate in mental-health education as part of their health and physical education courses.

An aligned textbook appears to help teachers engage students in certain math practices, a report concludes.

Thanks to a $4.5 million grant, the nonprofit Playworks will expand opportunities for purposeful play to more than 130,000 kids in 350 schools in southeast Michigan and western New York.

A majority of Texas high schools fail to obtain and distribute voter registration applications to eligible students, a new analysis concludes.

Digital literacy experts question why the materials don't touch on issues Facebook is uniquely positioned to speak to—like the use of algorithms and the implications of targeted advertising.

Smarter Balanced has gotten its first approval under the U.S. Department of Education's testing peer-review process.

Edward Clapp, a senior research manager on the Agency by Design initiative at Harvard explains how maker-centered learning can empower young people to shape the world around them.


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