A new website explores both sides of the research about standardized testing.


A study of the Kalamazoo Promise finds that offering free college tuition to students gives them the incentive to work harder and aim for college.


Maryland becomes the first state in the country to require that students be environmentally literate in order to graduate from high school.


A new study sheds light on the distinction between a math learning disability and simply having difficulty learning math.


The new executive director of the NASSP has placed a high priority on preparing principals for the common standards.


The $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation is designed to create a road map for improving student knowledge of geography.


The AFT advocates multiple curricula for the common standards.


The New York Times sees a business opportunity in the common standards.


A June 28-29 conference at Teachers College will explore such themes as "metaphysics in the classroom."


Black and Hispanic 4th graders have made sizable gains in history achievement since 1994, though the change may be explained by improved literacy.


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