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.

A pair of California charter school networks are making their curricular materials freely available online through a new platform.

New survey results offer insights into early implementation by states of the Common Core State Standards.

This year, 25 teachers are getting a chance to hit the high seas and help scientists conduct research. Along the way, they're bringing lessons back to the classroom.

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