Seeking to help schools and districts better protect students' privacy, the U.S. Department of Education released new guidance Tuesday on the proper use, storage, and security of the massive amounts of data being generated by new, online educational resources.
Common Core supporters packed a House committee room on Tuesday for what was supposed to be a spectacular fight to keep academic standards that are facing resistance from the right and suddenly the left.
Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he has reached a deal with lawmakers from both parties to revise the state's teacher evaluation system in a way that will satisfy the federal government.
The South Dakota House has defeated a measure that would reject the Common Core standards.
Maryland school officials want to delay the use of students test scores to evaluate teachers by three years.
What could have shaped up as a major political fight fizzled Tuesday as the state Senate passed legislation calling for a review of the controversial set of national education standards called Common Core.
A spate of Republican-sponsored legislation on Capitol Hill makes clear that the partisan edge to criticism of the common-core academic standards isn't restricted to state legislatures.
Half of New York voters believe the state should delay implementation of the Common Core, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Metro public schools will be joining the three largest school districts in the country in an initiative to examine racial and disciplinary disparities and find ways to improve them.
After the success of last year's fundraiser in memory of her daughter, Josephine "Joey" Gay, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Michele Gay wants to continue the momentum with a second fundraiser to fuel a safe schools initiative.
No one wants a child to go hungry, and no one thinks it’s a good idea for students to try learning on an empty stomach. We were all saddened by recent news reports that students with negative balances on their…
Great English teachers boost their students’ achievements in math, a very different subject, according to Stanford researchers. The researchers found that students of good language arts teachers had higher than expected math scores in subsequent years – a crossover effect.
The most visible symbols of the nation’s long-criticized, mile-wide, inch-deep traditional math standards are the 15-pound textbooks that students have been hauling back and forth from school for years.
Mississippi public school students will see new math and English courses aligned to the Common Core state standards beginning next year.
South Dakota’s use of Common Core standards will stand after a legislative committee voted down Monday two bills that would have supplanted the standards and kept some of the state’s students from taking tests based on those standards.