The new test is designed to give 10th graders a preview of the ACT college-entrance exam.
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March 16, 2016
Andrew Hacker, author of The Math Myth and Other STEM Delusions, discussed why he thinks we should eliminate advanced math requirements.
March 14, 2016
The results of a two-year study on the National Writing Project, a teacher professional-development program that's lost federal funding in recent years, show that it had a positive impact on both teachers and students.
March 01, 2016
The White House launched a new effort to expose K-12 students to what happens in the nation's federal science labs, in the hopes of sparking more interest in STEM careers.
January 28, 2016
The Council for Economic Education's annual survey finds that fewer states are requiring economics.
January 06, 2016
The move is the latest in a series of states deciding to dump PARCC or Smarter Balanced for the SAT or ACT.
December 17, 2015
Under a new California law, districts must put into place "fair, objective, and transparent" placement policies for 9th grade math classes by the beginning of the next school year.
November 12, 2015
A new benchmark to measure students' readiness for first-year college courses expected for majors in STEM fields shows that only 20 percent of high school students meet that mark.
November 03, 2015
The pool of test-takers for the Advanced Placement computer science exam is still overwhelmingly white and male, according to data from the College Board, which administers the AP tests.
October 20, 2015
Just four states and the District of Columbia require students to complete college- and career-ready level courses in math and English/language arts to graduate, according to a new report.