April 14, 2011 State teaching standards for high school biology seem to have made significant strides in the last 10 years. Commentator and biologist Ursula Goodenough is participating in a review of the standards published by all 50 states and finds reason for optimism about the future.
February 17, 2011 Academic standards for public schools in the United States are a confusing mess. A series of studies from the Fordham Institute rate the standards of each state in each subject area taught. The news is not good for most states.