The federal Institute of Education Sciences has announced awards totaling $100 million for a new initiative to promote reading comprehension.

The U.S. House this week marked the 20th anniversary of a fellowship program that brings math and science teachers to Washington for a year.

Advocates for improved summer learning opportunities for children went to Capitol Hill yesterday to promote the cause.

Kentucky quietly finalizes its approval of the common standards.

New Jersey becomes the 10th state to adopt the common standards.

Michigan becomes the eighth state to adopt the common standards.

Secondary students from across the nation are competing this week in the finals of the National History Day contest.

A veteran education policymaker argues that thoughtful professional development will be key to successful implementation of the common standards.

NASA has just launched a new initiative to engage students in STEM activities during the summer months.

Dialog and debate about the common standards unfolds after their final release.

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