New York will cut from three to two the number of testing days for elementary and middle school students.


Students need explicit instruction in how to use appositives, dependent clauses, and conjunctions, among other grammatical devices, says the author of a new book on teaching writing.


Secondary science teachers in Florida and Puerto Rico knew no more than the general public about the causes of and the science behind climate change, according to a new study.


A group of testing experts says that opt-out could jeopardize the ability to target educational resources appropriately.


Rep. Tommy Benton has landed in hot water before for introducing resolutions defending Confederate memorials and downplaying the role of slavery in the Civil War.


Teachers are grappling with how to present the recent overhaul in the federal government's stance on environmental issues.


As the nation's top young spellers compete in the National Spelling Bee, a map from Google is a reminder that many of us struggle to spell much simpler words.


High school seniors and others who are less financially literate prove more reluctant to take college loans, and that could hurt their future earnings, a Vanderbilt University study finds.


A series of photos shows a science teacher taking her 5th graders through an exploration of water filtration, using space as a setting.


In a new report, Education Week looks at the many changes going on in the assessment world, including when states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards will begin tests aligned to the new benchmarks (map included).


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