The new program will recognize schools that demonstrate excellence in environmental sustainability as well as teaching environmental literacy.
The Museum of Mathematics, which recently received a $2 million grant from Google, is set to open next year in 2012.
Texas considers legislation to forbid the adoption of common standards or tests.
A Washington think tank recommends that Congress tie federal Title I money to adoption of the common standards, or equally rigorous college- and career-ready standards.
Three school districts are starting a pilot to implement the common core standards.
The Harvard blog will include writings from a variety of experts, and build toward a May 19-20 meeting on global education.
A bill advances in Tennessee that would bar teachers from mentioning gay sexuality to students.
The new reports provide state-by-state data on STEM learning, and suggest that many states may have set the bar too low.
A high school improvement group pushes for federal law to incorporate a comprehensive approach to literacy instruction.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan urges the career and technical education community to upgrade offerings as federal funding for such programs tightens.