A "fidelity check" by the National Research Council concludes that the science standards are in keeping with the vision articulated in an NRC framework that guides their development.


The exhibit hall at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual meeting was filled with instructional materials claiming alignment to the common core.


The commissioner of education says the state should consider other alternatives to PARCC, including ACT's new ASPIRE system.


A new brief from the Education Commission of the States outlines best practices in civics instruction, such as focusing on controversial issues that students find relevant to their lives.


A majority of high school seniors scored below the "proficient" level on a national economics assessment.


The common-core standards were a major topic of conversation last week at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.


A California blogger invents a whimsical memo to counter common-core opponents' claims.


Its state standards were found to be similar enough to the Common Core State Standards that using a common-core-aligned assessment was deemed appropriate.


President Obama hosted his third White House Science Fair yesterday. During the event, he announced a new STEM initiative as part of the AmeriCorps program.


A new Florida measured signed today by Gov. Rick Scott would make Algebra 2 an optional course, raising questions about fidelity to the common-core standards.


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