Millions of public school students are learning online, mostly at home. Any standardized tests they take in this unusual school year may not yield reliable data about their academic progress.
Washington has made all states use these tests to evaluate students, teachers, principals, schools and entire school systems for nearly two decades.
Trump has ordered a task force to look into the federal government's role in schools. Where does this executive order fit in the country's long history of federal versus state educational policies?
The involvement of large wealthy donors in local schools is influencing who gets elected to govern on school boards. Why does it matter?
Eleven states have introduced a new test score. Here's what you need to know.
The ESSA, or the Every Child Succeeds Act, was considered to be a welcome replacement of the No Child Left Behind law. However, scholars point to some disturbing provisions in the new law.
The year 2015 escalated many of the tensions that have existed on university and college campuses for a long time. It will be remembered as the year of student activism.