The latest news on education policy
Students who napped performed 10 percent better on memory tests than those who did not.
Most states said working with colleges and universities to implement Common Core has been challenging.
A new poll shows that more than 75 percent of teachers support the Common Core State Standards.
Most states are spending less per student this year than when the recession hit.
Higher education policy experts weigh in on what might make Obama's plan more effective.
To receive continued flexibility, states must take their accountability measures one step further.
The results of Minnesota's first Common Core-aligned tests showed a sharp decrease in reading scores.
Many of the specific measures Obama wants to report are banned under current law.
Obama's plan to lower college cost also encourages online education and expanded loan repayment options.
The law gives a $3,500 tax credit to families that transfer their children from failing public schools.