The commissioner of education says the state should consider other alternatives to PARCC, including ACT's new ASPIRE system.
A new brief from the Education Commission of the States outlines best practices in civics instruction, such as focusing on controversial issues that students find relevant to their lives.
A majority of high school seniors scored below the "proficient" level on a national economics assessment.
The common-core standards were a major topic of conversation last week at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
A California blogger invents a whimsical memo to counter common-core opponents' claims.
Its state standards were found to be similar enough to the Common Core State Standards that using a common-core-aligned assessment was deemed appropriate.
President Obama hosted his third White House Science Fair yesterday. During the event, he announced a new STEM initiative as part of the AmeriCorps program.
A new Florida measured signed today by Gov. Rick Scott would make Algebra 2 an optional course, raising questions about fidelity to the common-core standards.
Even though Alaska never adopted the common standards, it has joined a consortium working to design tests for those standards.
The influential newspaper says the Common Core State Standards initiative is "clearly the most important education reform in the country's history."