Chicago will begin evaluating high schools in part on college-readiness metrics.
New York City is collecting college-readiness data that could lower the grades assigned to many of its high schools, but the information won't be included on school report cards until next year.
Robert Rothman from the Alliance for Excellent Education has authored a primer on the common standards that also looks at the challenges ahead.
The statewide public awareness campaign will feature individuals in STEM-related careers, including a statistician for the Red Sox and an oceanographer.
The National Research Council and National Academy of Sciences are co-hosting a meeting next week to launch the initiative on teaching evolution.
The new awards program recognizes teachers who excel in teaching environmental education and use it as a context for broader learning.
More than 80 cities and counties across the country have joined an initiative aimed at making all children proficient readers by the end of 3rd grade.
The new project aims to bring together higher education, secondary schools, and outside groups to ensure new math teachers are prepared to bring the common standards into the classroom.
Gov. Rick Scott suggests Florida doesn't need any more anthropology majors.
Three of those intending to seek waivers from No Child Left Behind have not adopted common standards or signed up to work on common tests, two key areas of judgment in the waiver process.