The grant to Western Washington University will seek to gauge the program's impact on teaching of science in the elementary grades.
Education Week hosts a webinar that examines two districts' approaches to implementing the common standards.
The "learning styles" theory of how children learn gets another round of debunking.
The College Board has issued two new reports that aim to inform a revised set of national standards for the arts.
The first study to explore college instructors' views of the common standards finds support for their role in college readiness, but leaves key areas unexplored.
Education Week will be hosting a webinar on Aug. 30 that will feature two school districts' approaches to implementing the common standards.
The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium delays the release of its math content specifications.
The authors envision a curriculum in which algebra, geometry, and calculus would be replaced with the study of finance, data, and basic engineering.
An organization of urban school districts gets philanthropic support to help eight large districts put the common standards into practice.
The study finds that students from the 2011 graduating class lagged their peers in many other nations.