Nonacademic factors such as school climate and student engagement play pivotal roles in students' academic success.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution finds that most oversights in most states put them at risk for large-scale cheating on state tests.
A common-standards advocate argues that many aspects of American education will have to change if schooling is to fully reflect the new expectations.
Several U.S. students and their teachers are scaling Mount Kilimanjaro this week as part of an international expedition to gather scientific data about its six "biomes."
Education Week has just unveiled a brand new e-newsletter devoted to news, analysis, and commentary on the common-core standards.
Five Utah educators, concerned about a lack of instructional materials aligned to the common-core math standards, are writing a set of high school e-textbooks.
GOP nominee criticizes President Barack Obama for backing common standards and tests.
The NSF is awarding $7.4 million for a project to promote improved STEM education in nine Baltimore elementary schools.
A Stanford University professor throws off his typical approach to education policy for a while to poke some fun at a very serious issue.
The Common Core State Standards aren't just changing instruction in math and English language/arts, new survey data suggest. They're also finding their way into a lot of science classrooms.