A new development in assessment has the potential to make tests more accessible to students with disabilities, and more portable.
Some state legislators are questioning the wisdom of the decision.
The American Federation of Teachers explores how to shape curriculum from the common standards.
Forty-two percent of adults identified a phrase popularized by the author of "The Communist Manifesto" as coming from one of America's founding documents.
The $440,000 research project is intended to lay the groundwork for a longitudinal examination of informal science learning programs.
A college student reflects on her lackluster freshman English experience, and education activists debate how far teachers and principals should go in tracking down truants.
A new report estimates how long it will take to close achievement gaps.
The winners will participate in professional development activities and recognition events, including a White House ceremony.
Membership begins to shift in the two consortia designing common assessments.
Secretary Duncan, also speaking at the event, defended plans to merge aid for a federal foreign language assistance program into a broader, competitive funding pot.