The draft framework issued by an NRC panel seeks to move science education toward a "more coherent vision."
Arkansas adopts the common standards, making a total of 24 states.
The Washington Post explores the Gates Foundation's impact on education; The Hechinger Report explores the dropout crisis, and the NGA's new chairman announces a focus on college completion.
A panel convened by the National Research Council has just issued a draft framework to guide the development of a set of "next generation" science standards.
The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded $10 million to WestEd to create a National Center for Cognition and Mathematics Instruction.
Education Week now offers a map of the states that have adopted the common standards.
New Hampshire adopts the common standards
The president of the American Federation of Teachers says students need a "rich, well-rounded curriculum" and that these offerings are not "routinely in place" in public schools.
Georgia adopts the common standards.
Connecticut adopts the common standards.