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Results from the first administration of the national exam, which is focused on assessing problem-solving skills, will arrive in 2016.
The rapid evolution of the technology is due largely to the rise in the use of mobile devices and the increasing technological savvy of school district administrators.
A pair of researchers have published a controversial book reigniting the long-running debate over academic achievement in public vs. private schools.
To keep seniors on track for college and to avoid the "summer melt" that leads some astray after graduation, some educators are texting them reminders and information.
Amid a resurgence in childhood diseases, some states are rethinking provisions that once allowed parents to exempt their children from school vaccine requirements for personal reasons.
A survey finds teachers and administrators are looking more favorably than they did two years ago on the amount of time spent on testing and test prep.
Performance on the national exams has stagnated since 2009, including among racial and ethnic groups, prompting renewed concerns about the persistence of achievement gaps.
Integration has a positive effect on almost every aspect of education that matters, and segregation the inverse, writes Derek Black.
High school senior Nicholas Dauphine writes that U.S. history has all but erased the struggles of Hispanics against racism.
A political scientist and among the architects of landmark Great Society education laws, Samuel Halperin died in Washington May 6.
A new report calls for assurances that data collected on students will be used for educational purposes, but is sketchy on how to guarantee that happens.
Two new polls show different levels of support for the Common Core State Standards based on political-party affiliation and political viewpoint.
Gov. Dayton used his State of the State address to announce a review of all K-12 assessments with a goal of streamlining and reducing standardized testing, to push for expansion of early-childhood education, and to introduce the idea of extending school days and the school year.
School desegregation remains a goal worth pursuing, but by different, more nuanced means than schools used to employ, Leonard Stevens writes.