The Los Angeles school district will make ethnic studies a graduation requirement, and the San Francisco district will aim to do the same within five years.
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
A new bill would allow states to use grant money to reevaluate their testing routines.
The dismissed lawsuit claims that the Next Generation Science Standards violates the religious freedoms of students and parents and promoted atheism.
This week marks the second official Hour of Code, a campaign by Seattle-based nonprofit Code.org to get more students learning some computer programming.
Federal law requires states to report student test scores in achievement levels, but leaders in the Golden State want to take a different approach.
A recent study found that the path students take to earning a STEM degree varies widely, and that interest in STEM can be triggered across the age spectrum.
About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.
About 30,000 high school students in six states will take the first official round of common-core-aligned tests created by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers over the next several weeks.
A new report from PARCC shows that students found the field test in math more difficult than the one in English/language arts.