A corporate philanthropy has announced $4.4 million in STEM-focused grants. Also, several universities have just gotten STEM support from the NSF.

A new study finds that some states are considering assessments other than those being designed by the two state testing consortia.

The common-core exams will include rules for calculator use that will be a change for many states and are likely to influence regular classroom use.

A new online guide defines some of the most commonly misunderstood terms in education reform.

The Minnesota Historical Society has some new curricular offerings on tap to enhance student learning.

This would be the last year that the so-called "two percent tests" could be used for accountability, according to a new proposal from the U.S. Department of Education.

The head of research and development for the College Board joins rival ACT, as the two organizations stake out turf in the common-assessment world.

One of the organizations that strongly backs the Common Core State Standards takes on some of the flash points in the debate about them.

A new report takes a close look at state systems for certifying computer science teachers, concluding that they are typified by 'confounding processes and illogical procedures.'

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.

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