An Alabama teen wins a national poetry recitation contest.


One high school student will be crowned poetry champion tonight, in an annual event sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.


The researchers suggest that less opportunity to learn challenging math corresponds to lower student achievement.


The Gates and Pearson Foundations announce plans to create complete online curricula in math and English for the common standards.


A Wisconsin law enacted in 2009 calls on public schools to teach the history of organized labor and collective bargaining.


A math expert criticizes textbook publishers for representing that their materials reflect the common standards.


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.


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