After Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would require Illinois schools to instruct students in cursive writing, the House voted to override his decision. Now the bill's fate is in the Senate's hands.
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September 15, 2017
A look at what's new in New York's replacement standards, and what led the state to consider an overhaul in the first place.
August 24, 2017
A middle school math curriculum created under an open license goes live—and its creators want it to give the big publishing houses a run for their money.
August 11, 2017
Board members didn't act on a resolution to revoke Alabama's version of the Common Core State Standards.
July 17, 2017
The state's board voted not to open the Common Core to revision, but its commissioner still plans to review them informally, with an eye to future changes.
June 29, 2017
Teachers in three states are teaching their states' new English and math expectations, but they're also holding onto some topics that aren't emphasized in the standards, a study finds.
June 12, 2017
Students need explicit instruction in how to use appositives, dependent clauses, and conjunctions, among other grammatical devices, says the author of a new book on teaching writing.
May 18, 2017
A home schooling advocacy group was concerned when a state legislator proposed requiring home schoolers to follow the Common Core State Standards.
May 03, 2017
New York state is considering adopting a new set of K-12 reading and math standards that differ somewhat from the Common Core State Standards, which have had rocky reception in the state since they went into place in 2010.
April 25, 2017
A researcher argues there's a fundamental mismatch between how the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards think about arguments, and that that mismatch has real negative consequences for teachers and students.