Weak vocabulary instruction in the early years doesn't bode well for the Common Core State Standards, researchers say.


A bill overwhelmingly approved by a House panel in Idaho calls on the state to require the teaching of cursive in public schools.


The new leader of the NSTA discusses his background and his priorities for the organization in an interview.


Subra Suresh will leave the NSF at the end of March, cutting short his six-year term at the federal agency.


Gene Wilhoit, the recently retired executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers, joins Student Achievement Partners.


A team of expert reviewers assembled by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute identifies a variety of concerns with the second and final public draft of the standards.


A study finds states are making progress in common-standards implementation plans in three key areas.


Researchers in England explore whether student creativity should be assessed and how.


Alabama will "go in another direction" with assessment, its testing chief says.


Critics say the latest draft of common science standards gives short shrift to engineering and represents a setback from an earlier version.


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