Five years ago, the Common Core State Standards were issued, triggering an exhausting combination of celebration and criticism.
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June 02, 2015
May 29, 2015
Georgia is revising its science and social studies standards and the revamp will likely bring a stronger focus on civics.
May 28, 2015
Students who are far from reading on grade level should not be expected to meet the higher expectations of the Common Core State Standards in a year or two, said literacy expert David Liben.
May 26, 2015
The South Dakota board of education has adopted a new set of science standards that look a whole lot like the Next Generation Science Standards.
May 18, 2015
A new online resource offers a collection of student work to help educators see what students should be striving for.
May 08, 2015
VH1 Save the Music Foundation works to put the "STEM to STEAM" discussion on the national agenda
May 01, 2015
An Ohio school district revived cursive handwriting instruction by adding it to the art curriculum.
April 28, 2015
The Common Core State Standards require students to "read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding" by the end of kindergarten. How different is that from previous standards?
April 17, 2015
The National Association of State Boards of Education has released a guide to help states decide whether they're ready to adopt and implement the new science standards.
April 09, 2015
The ongoing feud in West Virginia over the Next Generation Science Standards has ended, for now, with a somewhat surprising decision to amend the standards to satisfy climate-change skeptics.