Blame and credit for the common standards punctuates presidential campaigning, raising questions of fact and perception on both sides.
The criteria for recognizing programs include targeting a compelling need and offering STEM content that is challenging and relevant to young people.
America's small set of selective public high schools get a closer look in a new book, which examines what these schools have to offer and whether more should be created to serve the nation's academic high-flyers.
An annual poll of Americans' views on public education finds divided support for the common standards.
The private grants in Washington state will support a variety of initiatives to improve STEM learning.
One of the state groups designing tests for the common standards released a flurry of sample items that offer an idea of what the tests might look like.
The board will have four new members, including two scholars, a school board member, and the CEO of a Chicago foundation. Two current members, including Georgia's former GOP governor, will serve second terms.
Climate-change education in schools and communities is getting a boost from a new set of grants from the National Science Foundation.
The high-profile organization best known for its free math videos is now offering a new platform focused on computer science education.
A project to design common-core-aligned questions for the nation's most popular basal readers makes all of its resources available for free online.