An investigative piece in Slate claims that a Texas charter system with 65 schools is teaching creationism and other unconstitutional, religiously driven lessons.
Of the 35 sets of instructional materials submitted for possible consideration, the state board of education adopted 31.
A quick search on Amazon yields more than 100 preschool resources for the common core.
Gov. Mike Pence's comments were among his strongest suggesting that the state might abandon the common core.
Alaska chooses to have the University of Kansas design its assessments.
A recent survey found that just half of high school civics and American government teachers devote one or more units to teaching students how to critically analyze the news.
At a congressional hearing, the heads of STEM education programs and high school students discussed private-sector efforts to engage young people in the STEM fields.
Among the changes Florida is considering is the addition of 52 calculus standards, and the requirement that elementary students master cursive writing.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan urges attendees at a "parent summit" to raise their voices to bring about policy and cultural changes that will improve schools.
Eight districts that have won federal permission to create their own way of holding themselves accountable for results have created a set of open-source performance tasks to guide common-core instruction.