Education Commissioner Terry Holliday wants users of a new Web portal to focus on the content, not the political connotations, of the standards as the state takes stock after five years of using them in the classroom.
Education spending has gotten plenty of attention in Florida's heated gubernatorial race between incumbent Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, and Democratic hopeful Charlie Crist.
North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."
Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill fell short in her Republican primary attempt to unseat Gov. Matt Mead, one of her political enemies.
A Louisiana judge has granted a preliminary injunction that lifts the suspension of the tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards imposed by Gov. Bobby Jindal nearly two months ago.
The co-founder of a charter school in Connecticut before he became state chief, Stefan Pryor attracted opposition from teachers' unions during his nearly three-year tenure.
New York state K-12 officials deny that they deceived the public by gaming how recent state assessments were scored, but others aren't so sure.
A Louisiana judge denies an attempt by state legislators to require schools to immediately stop using the Common Core State Standards while their lawsuit challenging the standards is pending.
Math scores increased for New York students in the second year of common-core-aligned tests, but English/language arts scored stayed flat, according to results released Thursday.
Teachers are getting an increasing amount of training to prepare for the common core, but that doesn't always make them feel ready to teach the standards.