A new federal lawsuit asserts that the failure of public schools to prioritize civics education is depriving students of many of their constitutional rights.
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November 29, 2018
November 18, 2018
A modification to the Nation's Report Card achievement level descriptions of "basic," "proficient," and "advanced" performance is the latest in a nearly 30-year battle over where to set the bar for student performance.
October 16, 2018
The change would require grantees to teach about the U.S. Constitution.
July 31, 2018
Smarter Balanced has gotten its first approval under the U.S. Department of Education's testing peer-review process.
March 23, 2018
A federal committee failed to analyze performance data on the more than 160 federal programs that promote STEM education and research.
February 12, 2018
It says that CTE funding should be limited to "high demand" fields.
November 09, 2017
There's an opportunity for using arts to help boost student achievement under the new federal law, but research lags far behind practice.
June 23, 2017
Some states will use more than math and English/language arts exams to judge school quality.
May 22, 2017
Already suffering from the threatened budget cuts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, which helps fund a variety of educational programs for teachers, faces another blow: the resignation of its chairman.
May 12, 2017
Welcome to the National Poetry Out Loud Competition, where 53 high school students recited poems—classical, modern, long, and short—and competed for $20,000 in prize money.