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.
A new paper explores unresolved questions that hang over the design of assessments for the new common standards.