A letter of complaint from Florida's education commissioner highlights NAEP's ongoing trouble with high rates of exclusion for students learning English and those with disabilities.

A special Education Week report finds the U.S. education system striving to learn lessons from other countries.

A new study shows that state have a long way to go before they have blueprints to implement the common standards.

A new case study suggests that the English system of school inspections could be a model for states to rethink accountability.

A high-school-policy group expresses concern that states' applications for relief from No Child Left Behind could undermine graduation-rate accountability.

A 25-year veteran of educational publishing argues that curriculum is too often ignored in efforts to improve schooling, and that the process for developing and selecting curricular materials needs to change.

Even as some states get scolded for making insufficient progress on Race to the Top plans, common-core standards-and-assessment work is not the target of much federal criticism.

A new set of standards outlines the minimum that students should know about their sexuality by the time they leave high school. The lessons should start in elementary school, the creators say, and build as students age, in the same way other subjects are taught.

A national principals group has partnered with the College Board to help principals lead their schools in implementing the common standards.

One question on a math worksheet asked: 'If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?"

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