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.
A new survey shows that few people know what the standards are, but those who do are supportive. The more questions pollsters ask about the standards, however, the more support for them declines.
Significant drops at the elementary and middle school levels portend public-relations challenges ahead for other states.
More parents believe their children will be successful in life through "being good at math" than being outgoing, according to new survey data, but it wasn't a landslide.
New research on a Chicago policy that requires some 9th graders to double up on algebra instruction identifies "positive and substantial" longer-run benefits for participants.