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.
Experts caution the two assessment consortia to attend to technological-capacity issues in states and districts.