The Senate and House have both passed a bill that would require that Illinois high school students "successfully complete" a civics course to graduate.
A draft tool that educators, school districts, and publishers will eventually be able to use to see if their instructional materials are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards is now available for public review.
A program that boosts arts programs at troubled schools is expanding for the second time.
Five years ago, the Common Core State Standards were issued, triggering an exhausting combination of celebration and criticism.
A bill that would establish computer science standards and create a computer science teaching endorsement in Washington state is now headed to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature.
Georgia is revising its science and social studies standards and the revamp will likely bring a stronger focus on civics.
A Vermont public school teacher who takes her young students out to the woods for an entire school day each week may offer lessons STEM educators.
Students who are far from reading on grade level should not be expected to meet the higher expectations of the Common Core State Standards in a year or two, said literacy expert David Liben.
A physics website lauds the importance of arts education. It's not alone among the sciences.
Black and Hispanic students are driving some of the biggest gains at the high school level, and less dramatic improvements at the college level.