The Kentucky education commissioner blasted the U.S. Department of Education in a recent blog post for rejecting his state's request for a one-year waiver on science assessments.
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August 26, 2014
August 22, 2014
A researcher and education professor at Michigan State University laid out his take on four major problems with how the common-core math standards are being implemented.
August 20, 2014
As children make the transition from finger-counting to retrieving math facts from memory, their brains begin to change, according to a new study from Stanford University.
August 15, 2014
Since the common science standards were finalized in April 2013, 12 states and the District of Columbia have adopted them.
August 14, 2014
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.
August 12, 2014
How do you illustrate division of fractions by fractions? And why would you want to?
August 06, 2014
A new organization is wading into the (very choppy) waters of judging whether major textbooks and other classroom materials are common-core aligned.
August 01, 2014
A group of Maryland math educators take a close look at a 4th grade performance task, and several are surprised by the level of advanced thinking it requires.
July 28, 2014
Americans are no good at math, but the common core will help only if teachers receive better professional development, according to a recent piece published in The New York Times.
July 22, 2014
Doubling up on math classes for a year may help middle school students in the short-term, but the benefits of doing so depreciate over timeand are likely not be worth the price of missing out on instruction in other subjects, according to a new study.