February 2016 - Top Stories

Report: Kids who took Common Core test online scored lower than those who used paper

Of the 5 million students who took the new Common Core exam last year, one in five took the exam with paper and pencil. Those who took the exam the old fashion way way tended to score higher than students who took the exam online.

The Every Student Succeeds Act prioritizes the progress of English-language learning students

With the Every Student Succeeds Act the president signed into law last month, English-language learners are given an opportunity to increase their success in school.

How career and technical education programs prepare young people for middle-class jobs

Career and technical education, properly delivered, can provide a powerful link between school, college and career.