Developers from more than 20 states and 15 social-studies groups worked together to shape guidance for instruction.

Two national organizations are launching an initiative, backed by $2.4 million in federal aid, to bring together science centers and writing teachers to develop projects around the country that will integrate science learning with literacy instruction.

A new statement attempts to establish a comprehensive and shared vision of what it means to be ready for good jobs.

Some high school teachers in Maryland will convene on Friday for a conference on teaching about homeland security and emergency preparedness, with an eye toward preparing more students for jobs in this sector.

The National Council of Teachers of English hopes teachers and students will share all kinds of writing this Friday, on a day set aside to honor the craft.

A new documentary examines the push by Texas conservatives to overhaul state standards for history and science.

To help guide educators implementing the common standards, the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium releases sample questions and performance tasks.

The Los Angeles school board voted yesterday to elevate the arts to an essential "core" subject and to gradually restore budget cuts for it.

New research finds few states assess students in civic education, a decline from 2001, which researchers say is due to a national focus on English Language Arts and mathematics.

The common core is extending its reach into some private schools, and is especially widespread in Catholic schools around the nation.

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