Truancy laws that threatened to punish a piano prodigy for missing school in order to perform around the world have gotten national attention.
As opposition to the Common Core curriculum grows, homeschooled students now outnumber private-school students in North Carolina.
The Obama administration has punished the state of Oklahoma for repealing the Common Core standards despite assertions that the standards are entirely "voluntary."
Florida's Orange County school district has surrendered to atheist demands that it ban chaplains from access to school sports teams.
With the new school year upon us, the federal government is once again turning its attention to school lunches, claiming it is a matter of national security.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court on August 27 arguing that President Obama’s Department of Education has violated the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and federal law by coercing states to adopt Common Core education standards.
After recently facing controversy for dumbing down the SAT to better align it with the Obama-backed Common Core national education standards, College Board boss and Common Core architect David Coleman is once again at the center of a political firestorm.
With guidelines setting limits on student food choices and calorie consumption, the federal government is overstepping the limits of its authority, the Board of Education in Marietta, Georgia, has declared.
Support for the Common Core national educational standards has plummeted in the past year among Americans who are familiar with the standards, according to two polls released this week.