Two Californians urge their state to keep join both testing consortia while it figures out which group's approach is best for the state.

A Washington research group urges the state assessment consortia to heed key design features that maximize usefulness of the data.

The Maryland educator will attend a White House ceremony tomorrow to be honored as the 2011 National Teacher of the Year.

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.

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