Bills questioning the common standards progress through the Utah and South Carolina legislatures.
The leader of one of the groups that brought about the common standards urges higher education and K-12 to work together on the new expectations.
A forum designed to show off Kentucky's postsecondary and K-12 partnership on the common standards also reveals the heavy lift required of teachers to reach the partnership's lofty goals.
A House Republican is seeking to retain NCLB's requirement for science testing.
The progress of an anti-common-core bill in South Carolina sparks a public statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
A bill to halt common-standards implementation in South Carolina is voted down in a subcommittee, but will get a full committee hearing.
A former contributer to educational materials laments what she sees as a sharp decline in quality amid industry consolidation and the pressure for profit.
Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews joins Brookings Institution scholar Tom Loveless in predicting the failure of the common-standards movement.
At a recent hearing, Obama science adviser John Holdren outlined budgetary plans for STEM education, but encountered some skepticism from a leading Republican.
An Alabama STEM initiative is boosting student learning, a federal study concludes.