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.
New Hampshire is proposing an alternative to testing all students every year with the same assessment. If the U.S. Department of Education approves its pilot plan, it could send a powerful signal that more testing flexibility might be available for states.
Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the CEO of Chicago public schools, announced that she plans to ask the U.S. Department of Education to let the district hold off on a full administration of PARCC tests for another year.