Assessment continues its uphill push for support, with recent outcroppings of opposition in Arizona, Indiana and Chicago.
Low-performing schools that implemented an arts integration program over two years showed improved attendance, fewer suspensions, and substantial gains in academic achievement, according to a new report.
President Obama's call for good career and technical education programs draws praise, and caution, from the field.
The Mississippi state board plans to seek a new test for 2015-16, but still plans to administer the PARCC exam this school year.
Yesterday the Arizona legislature passed a bill that will require students to correctly answer 60 of 100 questions on the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization civics test in order to graduate from high school.
Nearly 90 percent of arts education is funded by the government, according to a series of new reports from the National Endowment for the Arts.
A state senator proposes moving the 3rd grade reading test to 2nd grade to spread out the testing burden and allow 3rd graders more time for remediation.
The growing popularity of kindergarten-readiness tests risks sending messages that children are "lacking" even before they start school, early-childhood experts say.
As opposition to testing rises nationally, the NAEP offers a sharp contrast: it provides insight into K-12 education without imposing consequences on anyone.
The education secretary won't back away from policies the Obama administration has embraced from the get-go, a senior administration official has signaled.