The American Library Association's annual 'State of the Libraries' list singles out books that are most often challenged as inappropriate reading for young people.

A mother-daughter team described the importance of starting students with special needs with concepts rather than math facts and memorization, even if the process is painstakingly slow.

A new document from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics aims to go a step further than the Common Core State Standards in math by describing specifically what educators need to do to help students reach the new requirements.

An overheard conversation on the way to an annual conference for math teachers highlights some timely and very thorny issues around the Common Core State Standards.

Math anxiety can be explained, at least in part, by genetic factors, according to a recent study that tracked hundreds of twins over a seven-year period.

The common characteristics include a STEM-focused curriculum, project-based learning, and supports for underrepresented students.

States move to keep cursive instruction in classrooms, despite its absence from the common core.

At Thomas S. Wootton High School in Maryland, educators seem to agree that field-testing for the common-core exams has been problematic.

Why is there so much emphasis now on making STEM learning in particular mimic the real world? And why don't we talk about all subjects this way?

With the recent defection of Florida, membership in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has fallen to 16 states, plus the District of Columbia, as reflected in an updated EdWeek map.

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