An interview with the country's minister of education, Krista Kiuru
The changes to the test won't lessen the anxiety that parents and students feel.
The biggest challenge is getting couples to attend the classes regularly.
The adoption of the Common Core could usher in a new era of standards-based grading.
How big data could create an inescapable "permanent record"
An interview with Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness
“I want people to be able to put in a Shakespearian sonnet and get out a GIF set.”
The recently announced redesign will bring the test in line with the standards.
How students at an unusual school think—and write—about their experience.
When students feel adrift, spiritual guidance might help.
In which parts of the country is the hysteria worse?
Why? Citizens complain more, forcing officials to be more accountable.
There's currently a 400-point gap between the highest- and lowest-income students.
The exam overhauls the way it tests vocabulary, reading, writing, and math.
The president's most significant reform proposals come on the workforce side: New investments would create apprenticeship programs, on-the-job training, and work-based learning, both for youth and for adults.
Greek life can teach young men the value of diplomacy—and of friendship.
The standards identify only three texts that every American student must read: the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address.
The school populations of Nevada and Arizona are expected to increase by 20 percent in the next decade—but these states also are in the bottom 10 on the list of per-pupil spending.
The workplace-focused I-BEST program has emerged as an alternative to the GED test for adults who haven't graduated from high school.
It's not that easy to banish the Greeks.