The hunt for instructional resources for the common standards is starting to yield more results.
Efforts to improve STEM education are getting a boost from several recent announcements, including grants from the NSF and the Gates Foundation.
The study suggests that belief in the "stereotype theory" leads to neglect of other paths to help improve gender equity in mathematics achievement.
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.