Report: Teacher Leadership Is Key to Common Core Success

Common Core State Standards are a hot topic in the K-12 community as education advocates weigh whether the CCSS help or hinder classroom learning. In a new study, the Center for American Progress (CAP) explores the way teacher leadership positions – or lack thereof –...

Standing Desks Keep Kids Better Tuned In

Shorter attention spans can sometimes be a challenge for school-aged children (especially the younger ones) when it comes to absorbing information in the classroom. However, a new study by a team at Texas A&M University on 2nd-4th graders shows that standing desks...

Report: California Voters Back Common Core

A new report shows a majority of Californians are in favor of Common Core State Standards. As noted by THE Journal, “[a] majority of voters, 67 percent, polled in California support the Common Core State Standards, according to a new poll from Children Now....