With concerns about testing time high on its radar, PARCC decides it needs more time to figure out how to standardize a portion of the test that is embedded in daily classroom instruction.
New social studies textbooks under consideration by the Texas board of education include "serious distortions of history and contemporary issues," according to a watchdog group's recent review.
The American Association of Chemistry Teachers, which is billing itself as the "first national chemistry association for K-12 teachers," is officially up and running as of this month.
The philanthropist has invested $10 million to bring a new approach to history instruction to high school classrooms, according to a recent feature in the New York Times Magazine.
Motions to demand a halt to standardized testing and an opt-out policy for parents were passed to a legislative committee for possible presentation to state lawmakers.
Teachers can apply for grants from the American Federation of Teachers to improve the Common Core State Standards.
All four segments of California's higher education system are working to align admissions and teacher-preparation programs to reflect the common core.
A. Graham Down, who served as executive director and president of the Council for Basic Education from 1974 to 1994, died on Aug. 30.
Starting this school year, students as young as 5 in England will be required to learn computer programming, reports the BBC.
Elementary students who participated in a music enrichment program for two years showed improvement in their ability to process speech sounds, according to a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience.