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.


Bloggers lash back at a Brookings Institution report that predicts that common standards will have little effect on student achievement.


Senators in South Carolina hear arguments on a bill that would bar implementation of the common standards.


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