An farm-based curriculum helped save a Kansas elementary school from closing due to low enrollment.
The review will focus on item and task development and on how the two testing consortia will validate assessment results.
Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine partnered with teachers from Boston Public Schools to create an engaging science curriculum focused on the scientific method and health-related concepts.
The College Board and engineering advocates are exploring the creation of a new AP program for engineering design.
States can make better assessments possible by shifting testing dollars and using technology and teachers to score tests, says a new report.
Recent developments suggest engineering education is starting to gain a firmer foothold in the K-12 arena.
Leading Republican lawmakers are championing plans to rewrite the state's high school graduation requirements, including by cutting from 15 to five the number of end-of-course exams students must pass.
An administrative law judge has cleared Minnesota to proceed with the implementation of new standards for social studies, after ruling against complaints that the document revealed a liberal bias.
The Smarter Balanced consortium decides to affiliate with a research group for future work and defines student performance at each testing level.
One state begins considering an anti-common-core bill, while another ends that debate.