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.


One-quarter of Americans, and even more young adults, do not the country from which the United States gained independence.


States are busily comparing their own standards to the common core.


A federal competition for innovation dollars attracts lots of ideas to improve education across a variety of areas in the curriculum, from math and science to literacy.


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