To help educators prepare for instruction in the coming school year, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, released another round of sample math and English/language arts items.

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute contends that the Next Generation Science Standards fail to adequately align with the common-core math standards.

Idaho officials are advancing a plan to award students a math or science credit for completing computer science and engineering courses.

Iowa has taken a step toward possible adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards yesterday, after the state named 28 members to a task force that will review the document.

The U.S. Department of Defense recently issued a series of grants to promote STEM education in schools serving military families.

Prominent names in reading instruction take on a controversial report that ranked teacher colleges, contending it overlooked best practices.

Newly revised standards in Tennessee are winning strong praise for their coverage of the civil rights movement.

A document just published by the Kentucky department of education offers a closer look at public sentiment regarding the Next Generation Science Standards.

The federal agency solicits public and expert input as it revises the way it reviews states' assessments.

Bringing teachers up to speed on key instructional shifts for the common core remains a challenge for states, says a new survey.

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