This week, Verizon announced the winners of its "Innovative App Challenge," a contest in which teams of middle and high school students design concepts for STEM-focused mobile apps to help people in their communities.


Gov. Malloy, a Democrat, has pledged $15 million to ease the implementation of the common-core standards. The money will go towards new school technology and professional development, among other uses.


Music, movement, and manipulatives, while fun, may hinder 1st graders struggling in math, study suggests.


A U.S. Education Department official overseeing the process tells state assessment officials to expect the initial draft this summer, and the final in the winter, after more input and public comment.


Last week, nearly 50 science and math educators from the University of Wyoming wrote a position paper directed to the board of education, which blocked adoption of the common science standards, detailing why they believe critics of the Next Generation Science Standards are wrong.


Google's gift is part of an initiative aimed at closing the gender gap in computer coding.


Tennessee points to a new law that rules out the use of PARCC exams in 2014-15.


The testing giant defends its won of a big PARCC contract, saying the protest by competitor American Institutes for Research has no merit.


At the annual National History Day competition going on at the University of Maryland this week, 3,000 middle and high school students showcased original historical research, presenting and defending their exhibits, papers, performances, websites, and documentaries for panels of judges.


Today the White House is hosting its first Maker Faire to showcase the efforts of children and adults who build, invent, tinker, engineer, craft, and create.


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