- Albuquerque board refuses to send testing letters Updated: Dec-05-13 12:45 pm
- Miss. can delay high-stakes teacher evaluations Updated: Dec-04-13 7:36 pm
- NJ approves alternatives to GED test Updated: Dec-04-13 2:19 pm
- Diligent Asian students dominate global exam Updated: Dec-04-13 12:05 pm
- BESE supports change in shift to tougher standards Updated: Dec-03-13 5:27 pm
- Mass., Conn. students perform well on global test Updated: Dec-03-13 4:13 pm
- NC court rebuffs company on virtual charter school Updated: Dec-03-13 2:31 pm
- Fla. students below global peers in math, science Updated: Dec-03-13 12:54 pm
- Blue Valley students taking international test Updated: Dec-03-13 11:56 am
- Asian nations dominate international test Updated: Dec-03-13 5:03 am
- SC State holding active shooter drill Updated: Dec-03-13 4:05 am
- State: Smarter Balanced tests only viable option Updated: Dec-02-13 6:29 pm
- Little Rock student gets perfect score on ACT exam Updated: Dec-02-13 10:17 am
- Many La. voucher students at failing schools Updated: Dec-01-13 8:05 pm
- 1 of state's top schools in Coeur d'Alene Updated: Dec-01-13 7:01 pm
- Indiana GOP leaders ready to scrap Common Core Updated: Dec-01-13 6:05 pm
- Critical thinking hallmark of Common Core class Updated: Dec-01-13 2:38 pm
- Conn. university to test pot for contaminants Updated: Dec-01-13 1:05 pm
- School dollars not only education issue in Olympia Updated: Dec-01-13 11:14 am
- Corporal punishment still used in Florida Updated: Dec-01-13 1:29 am
- Race on in NJ to get GED ahead of harder '14 tests Updated: Nov-29-13 9:32 am
- School test exclusions raise questions in Maryland Updated: Nov-25-13 10:41 am
- Texas Education Agency to do more against cheating Updated: Nov-24-13 2:35 pm
- NY only state still on board with school data plan Updated: Nov-23-13 11:26 am
- Texas Board of Ed votes to drop algebra II mandate Updated: Nov-21-13 9:01 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque's school board has voted down a proposal to have the district send letters telling parents that they can have their children not take certain standardized tests.
JACKSON, Mississippi - The federal government has granted Mississippi permission for a one-year delay in the use of evaluations to hire and fire teachers.
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey is offering alternatives to the GED exam to enable those who drop out of high school to receive diplomas.
BEIJING - As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last year given to half a million students around the world, Li breezed through it.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Public school letter grades, teacher evaluations and student promotion won't be affected by Louisiana's shift to more rigorous educational standards for two years, the state's top school board decided Tuesday.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Massachusetts students scored among the top performing education systems worldwide in reading, math and science, while students in Connecticut also had top scores in reading and science and around average results in math, officials said Tuesday.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals on Tuesday unanimously rejected a bid by a company to establish an online-only charter school for students whose parents opt out of existing public school classrooms.
MIAMI - Florida teens scored lower than their international peers in math and science and about the same in reading, results from a global test released Tuesday show.
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - High school students in the Blue Valley School District are part of a pilot project involving an international test that can be used to compare students' performances against those of international students.
WASHINGTON - Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
ORANGEBURG, South Carolina - South Carolina State University is testing how it would respond to an active shooter on campus.
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan should stick with plans to switch to a new standardized test next school year because it is the only viable option, the state Education Department told lawmakers Monday.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A student in the Little Rock School District says a random act of kindness inspired her recent perfect score on the ACT college exam.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - New data indicates that many students in Louisiana's voucher program attended schools that were rated "D'' or "F'' on the state's grading scale. At least 45 percent of the nearly 5,000 students in the program last year attended such schools, a new report indicates.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - From the outside, the Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy, built in two former commercial buildings in a non-descript industrial corner of town, hardly fits the prototype for a school that consistently ranks among the best in the state.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Republican leaders of the General Assembly want Indiana to scrap the Common Core education standards and have the state adopt its own guidelines to prepare students for college and careers, a report Sunday said.
MIDDLETOWN, Delaware - Remembering the plot of a short story is no longer good enough in teacher Amy Lawson's fifth-grade classroom.
WEST HAVEN, Connecticut - The microscope at the University of New Haven, set at 10-times magnification, shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It's mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.
SEATTLE - Education will be a focus when the Washington Legislature convenes in January, but money won't be the only issue on the table.
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Paddling in schools has been declining for years across the country and across Florida. But in north Florida it maintains a fast foothold in 20 public school districts and in uncounted private schools.
PLEASANTVILLE, New Jersey - Beginning next year, New Jersey's high school equivalency exam will cost more to take and be harder to pass, and that has some residents racing to get their GED before Dec. 31.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - While Maryland public schools scored above national averages on a recent national reading assessment, the state had blocked more than half of English language learners and students with learning disabilities from taking the test.
EL PASO, Texas - The Texas Education Agency could do more to police cheating on standardized tests, according to a U.S. Department of Education audit.
NEW YORK - After months of debate about the risks of storing student data in the cloud, New York is pressing ahead with a plan to create a statewide database for every public school student's grades, tests scores and attendance records - a tech startup proposal that drew interest from several other states that have now reconsidered.
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to dropping algebra II as a requirement for high school graduation, over the objections of critics who say the state is watering down its academic standards.