California's constitution contains a "right to literacy," and the state has failed to provide some students the opportunity to achieve it, argues the lawsuit filed today by students, parents, and advocacy groups. The new challenge echoes a lawsuit filed in Michigan in 2016.
A coalition led by the National Math and Science Initiative wants to firm up a definition and better target communities with fewer STEM education opportunities.
Ohio lawmakers are considering legislation that would let high school students replace the Algebra 2 graduation requirement with an advanced computer science course.
With a growing field and a dearth of skilled workers to fill available jobs, it's little wonder there's a push to get middle and high school students into cybersecurity training.
The state has completed standards for integrating computer science in grades K-12.
The state is crafting a definition that includes civic knowledge, skills, actions, and dispositions.
The Texas State Board of Education last week voted against a proposed Mexican-American textbook, but agreed to discuss in January the option of creating an elective course in Mexican-American studies instead.
There's an opportunity for using arts to help boost student achievement under the new federal law, but research lags far behind practice.
After Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would require Illinois schools to instruct students in cursive writing, the House voted to override his decision. Now the bill's fate is in the Senate's hands.
Researchers are looking a national sample of middle school science fairs, trying to figure out which components seem most helpful for student learning.