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Cross-posted on Education Week Of course you know what STEM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It's an acronym, signifying a program and a national priority. The argument for its centrality is simple. Our economy is technology-driven. The strength of that economy depends on our...

Cross-posted on Education Week Notwithstanding the last-ditch street blockades erected by the naysayers, it seems more likely with the passage of each day that most American states will stick by their commitments to implement the Common Core State Standards. But what does it mean to "implement...

Cross-posted on Education Week Jay Greene, a professor of education reform at the University of Arkansas and fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, recently reviewed my latest book, Surpassing Shanghai: An Agenda for American Education Built on the World's Leading Systems, in Education Next. In...