The America COMPETES Act reauthorization contains a variety of provisions to improve STEM education.

Students are showering less often after gym class.

The reading program is attracting renewed attention after winning a $50 million grant under the federal i3 initiative.

At a press conference last month, Obama highlighted some legislative victories, but failed to mention passage of the America COMPETES Act bill.

A recent review found a multitude of errors in history textbooks being used in some of Virginia's elementary classrooms.

The Gates Foundation offers an early glimpse into the development of instructional tools it is funding for the new common standards.

Interesting reading on a variety of curriculum issues, from flipping the order of high school science courses to aligning individual education plans with the common standards.

STEM, reading, and assessment top the list of most-read subjects on Curriculum Matters in 2010.

Two new summaries of the Race to the Top assessment proposals offer concise, comparative looks at the design ideas for the new tests.

Two Boston schools use frequent testing and close monitoring of the results as keys to their turnaround strategies.


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