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July 25, 2012
July 23, 2012
In case you missed it, the lead authors of the Common Core State Standards have issued publishers' criteria in math. The criteria outline, in essence, what good curricular materials look like if they fully reflect the standards. My colleague Erik Robelen blogged about the criteria last week when th...
July 20, 2012
The new guidelines, which have the backing of several prominent groups, aim to ensure 'faithful' implementation of the math standards.
July 16, 2012
A $500,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York will help to develop a network of STEM-themed schools in North Carolina with a focus on biotechnology and agriscience.
July 05, 2012
Amid concern that funding to promote academic disciplines beyond reading, mathematics, and science is getting squeezed out of the federal budget, more than two dozen education organizations are banding together in a new coalition to more effectively make their case to policymakers. Members of the n...
June 12, 2012
A forthcoming book finds that U.S. classrooms are providing unequal access to math and science content, suggesting it's not simply an issue that places low-income and minority students at a disadvantage, but that the variations exist for students of all backgrounds. In fact, the two authors found t...
May 30, 2012
A highly regarded STEM school in Virginia is drawing attention after changes to its admissions policy have raised questions about access vs. achievement.
May 16, 2012
A bill in New Hampshire aims to prevent schools from using the International Baccalaureate program.
May 15, 2012
A new art exhibition at the U.S. Department of Education seeks to highlight the work art museums are doing with local schools.
May 02, 2012
Teachers College has created a high school curriculum on the federal budget, arguing that young people should understand the process in order to informed, engaged citizens.