The report, crafted by a panel of experts convened by the National Research Council, argues that its proposed set of indicators has the potential to provide insights into key elements of the K-12 education system in STEM that are difficult to glean from current data-collection systems.

Efforts to expand participation in computer science education at the K-12 and postsecondary levels are getting a lift from a $6.2 million federal grant.

The Center for Student Work provides concrete examples of student projects that align with the common standards.

The Education Week staff offers a package of stories that examine the changing literacy landscape.

Improving STEM education is a popular theme among winning applications in the most recent round of the Investing in Innovation grant competition, announced last week.

Tony Bennett's defeat didn't have something to do with the common standards; It had everything to do with it, a Boston think tank argues.

PARCC defines the level of its test that connotes college readiness, and describes what performance at that level should look like.

All 15 seats on the Texas Board of Education were up for grabs in the election. Some analysts say the outcome may push the board toward the political center.

The defeat of Indiana's education chief, a high-profile backer of common standards, creates doubts about the initiative's support there.

Voters in Portland, Ore., have agreed to tax themselves to help pay for arts education.

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