I recently listened to a call-in show on a local National Public Radio station.
More than half of the high school graduates who took the SAT were not prepared for college courses, the College Board says in a new report.
The country’s obsession with high-stakes testing is an expensive, destructive failure. Students who can least afford it pay the biggest price.
The substantial number of high school graduates who land in higher education unprepared academically and have to take remedial courses to catch up are more likely than other students to quit before earning a two- or four-year diploma.
Most students who took the ACT risk falling behind in college and lack the skills necessary to join the modern workforce, according to a report from the company that offers the test.
Almost two out of three Americans have never heard of the Common Core State Standards, and those who have understand little about them, a new poll finds.
Knox County Schools is a flourishing district in Tennessee, with most of its 15 high schools having graduation rates above 90 percent.
Since No Child Left Behind was passed in 2001, trying to close the achievement gap has been on every educator’s mind.
Some of the school districts adopting online Common Core assessments to measure academic achievement in 2014-2015 plan to develop their own tests.
In the aftermath of the nation’s largest standardized test cheating scandal, 35 Atlanta Public Schools ed
A new study found that female elementary students perform as well as their male counterparts in a series of
While education research has long suggested that studying second languages in K12 schools boosts student achievement in other content areas, the c
The Teachers College Community School (TCCS), a university-assisted public pre-K8 school, opened the doors of its new permanent home in West Harlem, N.Y. in September.