The Council of Chief State School Officers urges testmakers and the two state consortia to create large-scale assessments that reflect good instructional practice.

A new study analyzes key factors in schools, homes, and teacher practice that correlate with high achievement on the TIMSS and PIRLS exams of math, science and reading.

A new grant from the National Science Foundation seeks to boost science education by allowing students and teachers to engage in research.

This Storify takes a look at the short history of the Next Generation Science Standards, from their initial conception to adoption by seven states and counting.

A new collaboration between the American Battle Monuments Commission, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Virginia Tech is creating a teacher-scholar program to help build an innovative and engaging WWI history curriculum.

The state board of education in Delaware voted 6-0 today to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, making it the seventh state to sign on.

The National Endowment for the Humanities is promoting civil rights history by providing documentaries and other resources to communities across the nation.

The Education Department offers states the chance to suspend their current tests this spring if they give common-core-aligned field tests in math and English/language arts, and if students take full-length tests in both subjects.

A three-year project to write common social-studies standards results in a framework to guide states as they revise their own standards.

The Business Roundtable and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce rally support among their members for the common standards.


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