Maine's commissioner of education approves the common standards, but the legislature still must approve them in order for that adoption to become final.
An ambitious effort to engage America's young people in the STEM fields kicks off this weekend: the USA Science & Engineering Festival.
A new report from ACT Inc. explores how expanded college readiness in high school produces better college outcomes.
The White House's Community College Summit creates dialog and leverages commitment, but some worry that zeroing in on college downplays the work needed to improve high schools.
A new coalition has also been formed to help elevate the status of computer science education in U.S. schools.
A item in the New York Times questions the value of the pervasive phrase, STEM education.
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills chooses new leadership as it seeks to raise its policy profile.
In general, high school social studies teachers in the United States say students should learn to respect and appreciate their country, but know its shortcomings.
The U.S. Department of Education announces $67 million in grants to groups of states to design tests for students with the most severe cognitive disabilities.
Stories focus on introducing algebra in the early grades, using "RTI" to refocus math instruction, and other topics.