A new study from NAEP shows the key roles that math and science play in students' high school coursework.

The anniversary of the Civil War stands as a prime opportunity to help U.S. students better understand the conflict.

Pearson solicits help in brainstorming about the best ways for states to transition to online testing.

The study finds that 3rd graders who can't read on grade level have a much higher chance of not graduating from high school on time.

The House bill seeks to protect teachers who help students analyze the "strengths and weaknesses of scientific theories, including evolution and global warming.

Washington pundits engage in another round of argument about the common standards.

A new website from a prominent scientific body probes the concepts students know and those where they have misconceptions.

The closure of the federal government may well coincide with the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.

Reading guru Kelly Gallagher argues that it's crucial to nurture children's passion for reading.

A couple of midweek standards-and-curriculum tidbits for you: Those of you who are intrigued by the fuzzy conversations about curriculum for the common standards might appreciate this rumination on the situation by Patrick Riccards over at the Eduflack blog. He asks some questions about the line between standards and curriculum, and takes us to ASCDEdge, which poses a series of questions sparked by our story on what people mean when they talk about "curriculum" for the common standards. And in California, some are saying that the common core adoption could lead to more textbook choices. But when? Just the other ...

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