The state Board of Regents considers letting students swap one of the social studies exams for a test in career-technical education or the arts.
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September 16, 2014
September 04, 2014
All four segments of California's higher education system are working to align admissions and teacher-preparation programs to reflect the common core.
August 11, 2014
The College Board releases a full-length sample of its AP U.S. history test in response to criticism that it presents a negative view of American history.
August 11, 2014
The GOP blasts the College Board's new framework as "radically revisionist" and calls for a year's delay in using it.
August 05, 2014
A new study finds that boosting high school graduation requirements, alone, will not improve student outcomes.
May 30, 2014
A presidential task force cites key points in the lives of young men of color that deserve special focus, including early-childhood support and graduating high school ready for college.
May 14, 2014
Based on a new analysis from the NAEP governing board, only 39 percent of 12th graders are ready for entry-level college courses in math and 38 percent in reading.
March 24, 2014
New data from the Office of Civil Rights indicates that racial minorities were underrepresented in gifted-and-talented programs and Advanced Placement classes, among other areas.
March 17, 2014
The measure would increase course requirements in science, foreign languages, and the arts.
March 14, 2014
Here's a look at what the revisions to the SAT mean for the math portion and what two math experts think of the changes.