A measure approved this week by the Wisconsin Senate would require all high school students to complete more math and science credits to graduate.
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November 13, 2013
September 12, 2013
As California plans a shift to Smarter Balanced field tests, high school educators are unclear about which tests from the old system will remain in place, causing confusion as the year begins.
August 19, 2013
Idaho officials are advancing a plan to award students a math or science credit for completing computer science and engineering courses.
June 27, 2013
North Carolina is moving away from the traditional high school math pathway to require that students complete integrated courses in the discipline.
June 10, 2013
Republican Gov. Rick Perry of Texas today signed legislation to rewrite state graduation requirements, reducing from 15 to five the number of end-of-course exams students must pass to earn a high school diploma.
May 28, 2013
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.
September 28, 2012
A common-standards advocate argues that many aspects of American education will have to change if schooling is to fully reflect the new expectations.
September 19, 2012
States' plans to use the common assessments as exit exams spark a warning from a Washington research-and-policy group.
June 19, 2012
An organization of state directors of career and technical education has released a set of common standards in that subject.
June 07, 2012
Education Week's annual Diplomas Count report finds the U.S. high school graduation rate at the highest level since the late 1970s, driven in large part by gains among Latino students.