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.
An appendix in the latest draft of common science standards takes a stab at defining college and career readiness in science.
The achievement gap between U.S. students and those from other nations on one global exam would narrow significantly if adjustments were made for social class.