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STEM Learning Studios Continue to Sprout

The National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future is expanding beyond Maryland.

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The Costs of Common Core

As school leaders across the nation prepare to implement the Common Core Standards in 2014, a new report proposes three options—with three costs—to use.

A beautiful marriage helps school thrive

ST Math changed how students learn math and put the school on the map. Part of Minding Math, a special report from MIND Research Institute.
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Texas Education Board Grapples with Loss of Power Over Textbooks

The Texas State Board of Education, long the gatekeeper to the enormous textbook market in Texas, has lost control over which materials enter public school classrooms.

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Department of Education Funds Four-Year Research Evaluation of Mathematics Online Tutoring System

SRI International, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and the University of Maine have received a $3.5 million award from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of an online tutoring system for mathematics homework.

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Common Core Setting a New Education Standard for Ohio

The Common Core will replace Ohio's state standards adopted in 2002. Prior to then, local districts developed their own curriculum standards.

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Abdul-Jabbar Campaigns for Science, Math Studies to Chicago Students

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — author, ambassador and former Los Angeles Laker superstar — joined Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Sunday in working to score points with Chicago high school students on the importance of learning math and science and preparing for careers outside of sports and entertainment, such as in engineering and technology.

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Report: Major Challenges in Future Online Assessments

A new survey reports most states anticipate major challenges in implementing the online assessments.

Are You Ready for Common Core Math?

2014 will be here sooner than you think.