A group alleging that Kansas science standards will result in anti-religious instruction in public schools lacked standing, the federal appeals court in Denver ruled.
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April 25, 2016
April 19, 2016
In common-core states, nearly all math and language arts teachers are at least somewhat reliant on materials they've developed or selected themselves, according to a new nationally representative survey.
April 07, 2016
The Virginia legislature passed a bill that would require computer science to be added to the state's K-12 learning standards.
February 17, 2016
Hawaii is the 18th state to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, which are also in place in the District of Columbia.
February 11, 2016
A new study found that teachers are mainly relying on homegrown instructional materials, created either by themselves or their district colleagues, to meet the Common Core State Standards.
January 27, 2016
There's been a sharp increase in the number of states that are setting expectations closer to those of the rigorous NAEP exam.
January 13, 2016
James O'Keefe, the conservative activist best known for undercover video recordings that allegedly implicated ACORN workers, released a new sting video yesterday in which a Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt sales executive is heard admitting that common-core textbooks are "all about the money."
November 25, 2015
A researcher says there's evidence that the common core has affected 4th and 8th graders in at least one measurable way: It's got them reading more nonfiction.
November 19, 2015
The Texas board of education shot down a plan to have a panel of university experts vet textbooks for factual errors before they are adopted.
October 28, 2015
U.S. 4th and 8th grade students are performing worse in math, and somewhat worse in reading, than they were two years ago, according to new data from a national test.