Candidates Cruz, Santorum Pay Visit To St. LouisTexas Senator & former Pennsylvania Senator are running for Republican presidential nomination in 2016
Common Core Test Results Are InMissouri students appear to be doing better in several subjects, according to newly released annual MAP test scores. The national Common Core guidelines were fully implemented for the first time last school year.
Review of Missouri K-12 Learning Goals Further StrainedA panel of Missouri teachers and parents tasked with reviewing the state's education standards is so divided that members told the State Board of Education on Monday they have split into two groups.
Group Chosen to Create New Education Standards Off to Rough StartThe process to create new education standards in Missouri is underway, but the discussion on what to put in place instead of Common Core is anything but smooth.
Missouri's Education Goals Under Review, Subject to ChangeGroups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri's learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.
Tension Marks Missouri Education Goals RewriteEducators and parents chosen to rewrite learning benchmarks for Missouri children are divided on how to move forward.
Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.
Illinois to Implement New Common Core TestingIllinois is one of 17 states that plan to implement the Partnership of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) next school year.
Missouri House Endorses Student Transfer BillA proposal to overhaul a Missouri school transfer law won state House approval Wednesday after lawmakers pared back provisions that could allow some students to attend a private school at local taxpayers' expense.
States Pushing Back Against New Set Of Uniform Educational BenchmarksSome states are pushing back against a set of uniform benchmarks for reading, writing and math that have been fully adopted in most states and are being widely put in place this school year.
Lawmakers Blast DESE, Call For Roll Back on Some Education StandardsThe Department of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted the national "Common Core" standards in 2009.