Illinois is well on its way to joining eight other states and the District of Columbia in adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.


The letter from 34 state superintendents caps a rising wave of concern that administering student assessments through two big multistate consortia puts student data privacy at risk.


The nonprofit TED (technology, engineering, design) recently launched an effort to get students presenting their own short, expert lectures.


Gov. Cuomo calls for a panel to evaluate the state's implementation of common core and to recommend changes.


Last week, as you may know, Congress reached an agreement on the 2014 appropriations bill—and the new budget aims to make up for losses felt by public schools as a result of sequestration, the across-the-board 5 percent cuts put in place last March. My colleague Alyson Klein lays out all the details on the budget's education impact here. For those most interested in what the budget means for literacy, STEM education, and arts education, here are some quick highlights. • The Striving Readers literacy program got a 4 percent bump in funding, compared with fiscal 2013, up to $158 million....


New Hampshire opts for a new high school equivalency test designed by ETS, joining a list of nine other states doing likewise.


An investigative piece in Slate claims that a Texas charter system with 65 schools is teaching creationism and other unconstitutional, religiously driven lessons.


Of the 35 sets of instructional materials submitted for possible consideration, the state board of education adopted 31.


A quick search on Amazon yields more than 100 preschool resources for the common core.


Gov. Mike Pence's comments were among his strongest suggesting that the state might abandon the common core.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments

  • Linda: My problem with homework is they give too much and read more
  • Seo Article Writer: Hello I just see your site when I am searching read more
  • Car Insurance Guy: Ah!!! at last I found what I was looking for. read more
  • cyptoreopully: Hey there everyone i was just introduceing myself here im read more
  • Connie Wms: Good grief. We have gone round and round forever with read more