A legislative task force considered a half-dozen options, but recommended the Smarter Balanced test for 2016-17. The state will continue to give the Iowa Assessments until then.
States in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium have decided to take more time before approving a set of cut scores for the consortium's spring test.
Under the common core, there are many ways to do subtraction—none of which involve borrowing and carrying.
A former principal who has been gathering school artifacts dating back to the 1700s is giving most of his collection to the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institution.
Feedback from states shows that most students didn't feel the test reflected what they were taught in class.
Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
The National Science Foundation released a data tool today that puts STEM education statistics into a friendly, visual format.
The Antares rocket, which exploded just after takeoff in Virginia, was carrying a multitude of middle school science experiments.
The Million Women Mentor campaign has recruited 170,000 professionals to mentor girls in STEM fields in middle school through college, with a goal of 1 million volunteers.
As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows.