Business groups are backing a bill that would let students skip traditional school requirements in favor of vocational training. Supporters say it would help prepare students for jobs that are in demand. School administrators say students today need more traditional math and science education, not less.
Dept. of Education: Students slighty better at reading, mixed results in math
The Department of Education released its latest test scores today. Math scores declined overall -- but that’s likely because young students are facing a harder test.