An official with the state education department in New Jersey confirmed that the state appears poised to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards next month.
Findings of three new studies suggest that some students may benefit from STEM-focused schools, but that, overall, they're not necessarily more effective.
The state will issue a request for proposals for new tests, and wants to create a level playing field in considering all bidders.
A presidential task force cites key points in the lives of young men of color that deserve special focus, including early-childhood support and graduating high school ready for college.
Maya Angelou, eminent poet and memoirist, died at age 86.
The ruling by a New Mexico judge halts work on the testing contract until the state purchasing department considers a challenge filed by the American Institutes for Research.
At a daylong symposium in Washington, civil rights leaders, educators, government officials, and program directors gathered to discuss ways to increase equity in science, technology, engineering, and math education.
More than 100 students came to Washington to present their award-winning science projects at the fourth White House Science Fair. During the event, President Obama announced some new STEM education initiatives.
Both houses of the state legislature passed a bill that would require Oklahoma to draft a new set of standards in math and English/language arts. But it's far from certain that Gov. Mary Fallin, a common-core backer, will sign it.
The dominant player in the world of geographic information systems is making free accounts to its advanced mapping software available to the nation's elementary and secondary schools.