The state's new financial literacy standards take effect this school year.
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September 29, 2017
September 15, 2017
A look at what's new in New York's replacement standards, and what led the state to consider an overhaul in the first place.
August 15, 2017
The district doesn't think so and plans to move ahead with the new sex education curriculum despite opposition from some parents.
July 28, 2017
More states are requiring schools to teach about media literacy.
July 19, 2017
Here's what states are doing—and could be doing—about science education with the help of the new federal law.
July 05, 2017
A Florida law invites challenges to school curricula.
July 03, 2017
The state's governor wants students to be thinking ahead about their future.
June 20, 2017
Measures that would reward workers and students for skills and accomplishments rather than for the time they spend in class moved in fits and starts through legislatures in seven states in 2016 and 2017.
May 11, 2017
Competency-based education is being piloted by more districts and states, but in Colorado, one district is struggling with the approach as state officials contemplate how to intervene.
May 03, 2017
New York state is considering adopting a new set of K-12 reading and math standards that differ somewhat from the Common Core State Standards, which have had rocky reception in the state since they went into place in 2010.