The second-ever international assessment for financial literacy finds U.S. students are about average.
The arts and humanities endowments and IMLS, which support education programs, face drastic cuts in the 2018 federal budget.
Already suffering from the threatened budget cuts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, which helps fund a variety of educational programs for teachers, faces another blow: the resignation of its chairman.
Researchers working on federally funded STEM education projects have created three-minute videos about their efforts, which are now being featured as part of a weeklong virtual event.
A home schooling advocacy group was concerned when a state legislator proposed requiring home schoolers to follow the Common Core State Standards.
Four of the nation's largest tech companies—Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft—are vying for the K-12 classroom market, and according to a recent Ed Week Market Brief survey, there's a clear leader so far.
Welcome to the National Poetry Out Loud Competition, where 53 high school students recited poems—classical, modern, long, and short—and competed for $20,000 in prize money.
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.
More states are planning to require high schoolers to pass the test people take in applying for U.S. citizenship before they graduate.
But programming experience can make young girls more interested and confident in STEM fields, researchers found.