House Democrats pulled the America COMPETES Act from the House floor without a final vote, in the face of a surprise Republican maneuver.
Arizona bans courses that promote "ethnic solidarity."
The final version of the common standards is due for release on June 2.
National Lab Day aims to promote hands-on science learning.
Experts raise questions about whether thousands of home-schooled students are actually dropouts.
The NCTM's new president discusses his group's agenda for the year.
The Michigan House and Senate have overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow students to opt out of an Algebra II requirement if they obtain their parents' permission.
The editor of a journal for student research papers argues that an "evidence-based" approach to literacy instruction can undermine good teaching.
The College Board and ACT Inc., are soliciting state interest in forming consortia to apply for Race to the Top money for high school end-of-course tests.
Six urban districts are reported to be participants in a plan to pilot the common standards.