The Obama administration is making a second attempt to regulate the way the country prepares its classroom teachers, saying training programs should be held accountable to improve the quality of K-12 teachers.
State legislators, education leaders and other advocates intensified their calls for a need to revise a controversial education law, following Thursday's news that Washington is the first state to lose its No Child Left Behind waiver. But the Evergreen State's…
Gridlock continues between Michigan lawmakers and state education officials over which new assessment to give the state’s K-12 students next school year.
Students in Lee, Pontotoc and Union Counties will have a chance this fall to learn how to fly a plane, program industrial robots or dig into health care careers.
The traditional special education model keeps kids with disabilities separate from their peers for much of the day. But a few educators and advocates are pushing for something different.
During Congress' two-week recess, House Republican leaders assigned lawmakers some homework: go visit charter schools. The field trips were part of a coming House push on education, a topic that has received relatively little attention in Congress lately amid the battles…
Students from around the world explored the surface of Mars on Friday, examining the craggy outcrops of the Martian horizon and rocks smoothed by waters that once flowed on the Red Planet’s surface.
Louisiana Education Superintendent John White stood behind his support of Common Core State Standards and the accompanying test Friday, claiming he and Gov. Bobby Jindal are having an inevitable difference of opinion in the midst of many successful educational collaborations.
Missouri could become the second state to drop new education benchmarks if lawmakers approve legislation to require the state to start the process of writing its own student performance standards.
Students in the Indianapolis area faced disruptions this week while taking a practice version of the ISTEP exam in advance of the test’s official start Monday.
Washington state lost its waiver from implementing certain parts of the No Child Left Behind education law, an action that could lead to layoffs and program cuts, Gov. Jay Inslee said in a statement Thursday.
A scaled-back anti-bullying bill made it through a House committee Thursday and is headed to the full House for a vote. The committee struck controversial language that specifically gave school officials the authority to investigate reports of off-campus bullying incidents.
The House-Senate free conference committee announced a compromise on the education bill Wednesday evening that will provide $100 million a year for local schools in each of the next three years.
A consultant managing the Philadelphia School District’s transportation department - frustrated by what a source labeled “overtime abuse” by drivers and others - is pulling out of its contract more than a year early.
Engineering students could benefit from more exposure to engineering-related classes in high school and middle school, according to some members of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Engineering.
American teens are much less likely to engage in bullying than they were a decade ago, new research suggests.