Is Higher Ed Ready for Common Core?

America’s primary and secondary schools may be busy preparing for the onset of the Common Core standards, meant to better prepare students for college, but one key partner isn’t even close to ready: colleges and universities themselves.

Walmart Offers Discount for Teachers

For the first time ever, Walmart is offering teachers across the country 10 percent savings on classroom supplies. The retailer announced the teacher-exclusive savings event as data shows 53 percent of teachers received less in funding last year. Walmart has donated more than $20 million to U.S. educators in the last five years.

Glenn Beck’s Live Common Core Event Tonight

Author and political commentator Michelle Malkin on Monday said those in power are “so afraid” of Americans coming together in the fight to repeal Common Core, a controversial set of educational standards that some say will gravely impact the future of America’s children.

How Much Do Kids Learn in Summer School?

Thousands of children have spent much of this summer in St. Louis-area classrooms taking enrichment classes or trying to catch up in reading or math.