Columbian writer—and arguably one of the most influential novelists of the 20th century—Gabriel García Márquez died yesterday at age 87.


States and districts plan to use new common-core tests for teacher evaluation, but such a use "requires new validity and reliability evidence," according to a new report.


A new report aims to make sense of the "confusing landscape" that is integrated science, technology, engineering, and math education, laying out the benefits—and the many challenges—of connecting the STEM disciplines.


The organization that helped develop the Next Generation Science Standards released a rubric for evaluating whether instructional resources are aligned to the new standards.


As more states grow uncertain or conflicted about sticking with the Common Core State Standards, educators and others on the front lines find themselves in a bind.


A Florida researcher says elementary teachers need to reconsider the way they're teaching basic division.


The American Library Association's annual 'State of the Libraries' list singles out books that are most often challenged as inappropriate reading for young people.


A mother-daughter team described the importance of starting students with special needs with concepts rather than math facts and memorization, even if the process is painstakingly slow.


A new document from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics aims to go a step further than the Common Core State Standards in math by describing specifically what educators need to do to help students reach the new requirements.


An overheard conversation on the way to an annual conference for math teachers highlights some timely and very thorny issues around the Common Core State Standards.


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