New Mexico is focused on improving 3rd grade reading proficiency, but state and local education officials disagree about whether parents are being adequately informed and whether students are being inappropriately promoted.
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January 20, 2017
January 18, 2017
Most states that revised the Common Core left most standards alone.
January 17, 2017
California lawmakers are seeking to address concerns about how students and teachers are navigating online news by asking the state education department to provide resources.
January 12, 2017
Pennsylvania is the latest state education department to use Pinterest try to reach teachers and families.
December 07, 2016
Wyoming would join Washington and Montana in requiring schools to teach about Native American history.
October 11, 2016
The Evergreen State's new standards are based on a national model created the Council for Economic Education.
October 10, 2016
In a recent interview, one of the lead writers of the reading standards explained that the decision was about prioritiesand that learning to use technology took precedence. But what does the research say?
October 04, 2016
How schools should teach about evolution is still controversial in the Lone Star State.
September 30, 2016
Michigan is the latest state to consider a law that would retain some students who aren't reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.
September 20, 2016
The Montana board of education voted to adopt a new set of K-12 science standards, which closely resemble the Next Generation Science Standards that 18 states have adopted.