A split in the debate about the common standards shows up starkly in the news coverage of a Kansas lawmaker's views.


The Friday decisions by the department of education bring to 11 the number of states that can avoid "double testing" their students with field tests and their regular state tests, but a decision on California is still outstanding.


The public can now do a final review of the preK-12 arts-education standards—in dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts—proposed by a coalition of arts and education groups.


Today President Barack Obama announced his plans to nominate Jane Chu, who heads a major performing arts center in downtown Kansas City, Mo., as chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts.


A new classroom tool—and its associated curricula—builds on the idea that big history is worth teaching at all levels.


Some states, including Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, have announced plans to revise their testing windows in light of widespread school cancellations caused by rough winter weather.


Next week is National Engineers Week, and a variety of events are planned, including a day devoted to encouraging girls to think about engineering as a career.


After a flood of critics pointed out errors, Teach Plus dove back into the data to post correct--and much higher--testing times that change some of the fundamental conclusions in the report.


Nearly one in 10 high school graduates showed preference for STEM-type activities but indicated they had no interest in a STEM career, according to a new report.


A new study finds that district-imposed tests take far more of teachers' and students' time than do state-mandated assessments.


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