The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers cut back its budget for formative and diagnostic work to facilitate work on summative tests.


MoMath, billed as the only math museum in North America, is opening its doors this weekend. The key goal is exciting young people about math.


New survey results offer a glimpse into the challenges theater educators face in tackling complex social and political issues in plays.


New survey data offer a detailed look at the state of theater education in American high schools.


PARCC decides to base its "college readiness" determination in math only on the exams students take at the end of each math sequence.


Iran, Portugal, and Singapore have seen their 4th grade science scores skyrocket since 1995, while U.S. scores have been flat. Other nations have declined.


The standards' authors respond to criticism that the new emphasis on nonfiction will crowd out great works of fiction.


New results were issued today from two major global assessments, one focused on reading, the other on math and science.


Education Week gets a glimpse of the little-known process called "cognitive labs," in which students try out the features of items during test design.


New expectations of a heavier focus on "informational text" have catapulted the standards into the public eye like never before. Common-core authors say the anxiety about a cutback of literature are unfounded.


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