Some states seeking federal waivers under No Child Left Behind would add assessments in other subjects to make accountability decisions.
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December 22, 2011
December 07, 2011
Two-thirds of public school teachers say the intensive focus on English and math is crowding other subjects out of the classroom.
September 29, 2011
The draft plan from House Republicans would eliminate federal funding for a variety of education programs, including support for STEM education, arts education, and teaching U.S. history.
September 09, 2011
A retired teacher who was killed in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon is remembered in a video tribute.
September 08, 2011
A new study from two professors with expertise in teaching the social studies examine how textbooks and state standards handle the 9/11 attacks and related issues.
June 24, 2011
Advocacy groups press for equal footing for sciences, arts and the social sciences.
June 14, 2011
Black and Hispanic 4th graders have made sizable gains in history achievement since 1994, though the change may be explained by improved literacy.
June 07, 2011
The bill championed by Republican lawmakers was approved by a House panel today.
May 05, 2011
Most U.S. students failed to reach the proficient level on the 2010 NAEP civics exam.
April 27, 2011
A Wisconsin law enacted in 2009 calls on public schools to teach the history of organized labor and collective bargaining.