Even as the SAT itself grows in popularity, its subject tests are declining, in part because many colleges and universities no longer require them.
Rhode Island and Illinois follow a national trend that shows states increasingly dropping PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments in high school, and using them predominantly in elementary and middle school.
Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's pick for vice president, has a record of supporting career and technical education as a U.S. senator from Virginia.
About 20 percent of students who are likely well-prepared for their first year of college are not actually enrolling, finds a new report from the ACT.
The report was spurred by new rules requiring high school instructors in dual-enrollment programs in 19 states to have a master's degree and 18 graduate hours in the subjects they teach.
A congressional committee will take its first crack this week at a new bill to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
A new report by the ACT finds that the number of high school students interested in teaching is declining at an "alarming" rate.
As the jobs market recovers from the Great Recession, 99 percent of the new jobs are going to those with at least some college education, a finding that bolsters the argument that young people need more than a high school diploma to thrive in the modern economy.
The new scoring range is meant to eliminate test-takers' confusion over how to interpret their results.
Much of the bill's substance focuses on reducing bureaucracy, increasing flexibility, and trying to ensure that the programs governed by the law are better aligned with workforce demands and produce results.