At a summit featuring Vice President Joe Biden, 26 companies signed a pledge stating they would help advance STEM education, which included a commitment to advocate for the common core and the Next Generation Science Standards.
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May 16, 2014
May 15, 2014
Michigan has become the most recent state to face big questions about its assessment plans under the Common Core State Standards.
May 14, 2014
Based on a new analysis from the NAEP governing board, only 39 percent of 12th graders are ready for entry-level college courses in math and 38 percent in reading.
May 05, 2014
In this video, a 3rd grade teacher describes the impact of having fewer math standards to teach.
May 05, 2014
Two new polls poke into Americans' attitudes about the common-core standards by political viewpoint, and come up with different conclusions.
May 01, 2014
The common core does require some nontraditional teaching methods in mathbut using number sentences and having students show their work are not among them.
April 24, 2014
At the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference this week, representatives for NAEP detailed the group's most recent assessment, which aims to measure how well students apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations.
April 23, 2014
Education leaders detail their work to implement the common core and their struggles to deal with various kinds of opposition to the new standards.
April 21, 2014
A few weeks ago, a father posted a page from his son's supposed common-core math assignment on Facebook, claiming that despite his own degree in engineering, he could not solve the problem.
April 16, 2014
A new report aims to make sense of the "confusing landscape" that is integrated science, technology, engineering, and math education, laying out the benefitsand the many challengesof connecting the STEM disciplines.