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.
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.