A free online bank of rewritten questions and tasks for popular basal readers is getting some attention from teachers.


The Pioneer Institute argues that the time has come for Massachusetts to reinstate a requirement that students pass the U.S. history exam in order to graduate from high school.


Bills pending in other states show pressure to ratchet up rigor.


New survey data show that most urban districts expect to fully implement the common-core standards by 2014-15.


A new framework developed for a forthcoming set of arts education standards seeks to define 'artistic literacy.'


How big the boycott will get and what were its main triggers are open questions.


Gov. Martinez, a Republican, is proposing a $2 million plan to recruit math and science teachers for high-need districts.


But financial support for the common standards doesn't match the level of significance funders see in the initiative.


One of the two state assessment consortia, PARCC, solicits feedback on two key facets of its proposed accommodations policy.


New tests are likely to plumb deeper levels of understanding, but must surmount technical, financial, and political hurdles, UCLA researchers conclude.


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