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Someone must "own" the ongoing common standards effort, Fordham argues.

A Florida district says a form using the term "negro," was based on descriptions from the state. The state points to the feds.

The United States could be doing more to secure the health of young children, a report says.

Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly portray Charles Darwin and his wife, Emma, in a British-produced film.

An effort funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institutes seeks to spawn more expert science teachers in elementary schools.

Arne Duncan talks about what his kids read at home, and what his parents read to him.

A new study suggests that students aren't saddled with too much homework.

Creativity is rooted in hard work. Schools don't do enough to help students understand this, the scholar Robert Root-Bernstein argues.

What's the connection between innovation, creativity, and economic growth? Educators and policymakers are pondering this question, as they look at strategies to boost students' innovative skills.


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