The state is a stone's throw away from establishing the country's first action civics requirements in secondary schools.

Swing states are experiencing a surge in youth voter registration following the wave of student activism triggered by the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., an analysis of voter-registration data finds.

A lawsuit arguing that the California constitution's right to a basic education includes access to literacy has cleared a major hurdle.

The College Board has reversed course on its plan to eliminate content on pre-colonial Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Middle East from Advanced Placement World History.

Teachers are assigning more nonfiction and teaching vocabulary in context—but they report using fewer grade-level readings in their classes, an expansive new report concludes.

Citizen science has the potential to develop in participants the desire to preserve nature, a new study shows. Scientists say more schools should try it.

Eighth grade science teachers with little to no college coursework in science are less likely to practice inquiry-based science instruction, according to a new study. Is that one reason for a shortage of STEM workers in the United States?

A federal district court dismisses Detroit students' claim that their failure to be taught to read violates their rights under the U.S. Constitution.

States don't routinely collect information on districts' materials purchases. If they plan to use curriculum as a lever to improve student learning, they should, a new brief argues.

The Golden State plans to triple the number of students who are proficient in a language other than English over the next 12 years.


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