Legislation headed to Texas Gov. Rick Perry's desk would reduce from 15 to five the number of end-of-course exams students must pass to graduate.
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May 28, 2013
May 23, 2013
Rhode Island today became the first state in the nation adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
May 22, 2013
A controversial measure to block state spending in Kansas on the common-core standards, as well as new science standards, was dropped from a budget bill.
May 21, 2013
A draft budget bill in Kansas would block the spending of any state aid on implementing the common-core standards or new science standards.
May 21, 2013
Washington is the 10th state to enact a policy that awards students a math or science credit for successfully completing AP computer science.
April 26, 2013
A "fidelity check" by the National Research Council concludes that the science standards are in keeping with the vision articulated in an NRC framework that guides their development.
April 01, 2013
Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine partnered with teachers from Boston Public Schools to create an engaging science curriculum focused on the scientific method and health-related concepts.
March 15, 2013
Achievement gaps persist by gender persist across the globe, a new study finds, with boys lagging in reading and girls lagging in math.
February 26, 2013
If a new nonprofit in Colorado has its way, physics will become a mainstay of middle school science.
February 25, 2013
English and U.S. history continue to be the most popular AP subjects, new data show, though participation in STEM disciplines continues to rise.