The authors of the new AP U.S. History framework say that they were following the urgings of high school history teachers to design a course that would facilitate a more in-depth exploration of American history.
Since the common science standards were finalized in April 2013, 12 states and the District of Columbia have adopted them.
For the first time since it was established 78 years ago, the prestigious Fields Medalviewed as the Nobel prize of mathematicswas awarded to a woman.
A survey by the Education Week Research Center finds teachers less than enthusiastic about the quality of their common-core professional development, and about the alignment of their instructional materials to the new standards.
How do you illustrate division of fractions by fractions? And why would you want to?
The College Board releases a full-length sample of its AP U.S. history test in response to criticism that it presents a negative view of American history.
The GOP blasts the College Board's new framework as "radically revisionist" and calls for a year's delay in using it.
Some companies, like Discovery K12, are actively marketing education publishing materials to parents who want to opt their kids out of the common-core standards.
Following accusations that questions on the New York standardized tests given this spring were developmentally inappropriate and included product placement, state education officials made half the questions available online.
The governor and state schools chief cite their desire for an assessment that's "the right fit for Iowa."