Florida adopts a new way of evaluating high schools, and Providence, R.I., moves toward a more managed approach to high school curriculum.
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September 18, 2009
September 17, 2009
Texas is at the leading edge of work to align high school coursework with college expectations.
September 15, 2009
A new study outlines a national agenda for tackling the problem of adolescent literacy.
September 14, 2009
A newspaper describes the many reasons that few teachers assign challenging research papers any more.
August 25, 2009
Scores have been ticking downward since the new SAT was introduced in 2006.
August 21, 2009
Michigan is the only state in the country that requires students to take Algebra II in order to graduate. But maybe not for long. Legislators there are considering making Algebra II optional. This would undo Michigan's move in 2006 to require it for graduation. The Senate and House are considering...
August 20, 2009
A set of new reports finds "little dramatic improvement" so far from Chicago's high school reform.
August 19, 2009
ACT scores have little to celebrate.
August 14, 2009
Pennsylvania board of education approves a set of exit exams.
August 11, 2009
College readiness buzz persists into the heat of August.