A state consortium designing tests for the common standards cuts back on the number of tests in its design.

In an open letter, a group of education-technology leaders presses the two state assessment consortia to produce innovative tests that take full advantage of new styles of learning made possible by technology.

Most educators still don't understand the difference between their own state standards and the common standards, an expert tells Southern state board members

The researchers say a policy focus on getting more high schoolers to take advanced STEM courses may not be the best approach.

A new crop of state laws and local initiatives seeks to build a strong early-childhood basis to lead to 3rd grade reading proficiency.

Justice Scalia notes that high school reading lists feature plenty of literary depictions of violence, from Homer to Dante.

A publisher's online guide to computer-based testing has grown with input from states.

The STEM Education Coalition says the role of science in federal accountability measures should be elevated.

The American Library Association today is honoring three school-library programs at its conference in New Orleans.

A new study says the U.S. economy needs to boost the number of college-educated workers by 20 million in the next 14 years.


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