In 2013, just 26 percent of computing professionals and 12 percent of working engineers were women, according to a new report.
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March 26, 2015
March 04, 2015
Teacher bias influenced Israeli girls' performance in STEM subjects and their decision to pursue further studies in the subject, according to researchers.
February 26, 2015
Arkansas schools will be required to offer computer-science classes in the 2015-16 academic year, under a new law.
February 25, 2015
Google, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, AmeriCorps VISTA, and others will bring an after-school computer coding program to more than 100,000 students.
February 20, 2015
The group that created the credit-card-sized computers used to teach coding announced that it has sold more than 5 million units.
February 13, 2015
The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
January 16, 2015
A partnership between a New York City computer science school and Teach for America aims to bring more opportunities for improved coding instruction to students.
January 13, 2015
Duolingo, which uses digital games to teach languages, hopes to translate its consumer success into dominance of the K-12 education market.
December 17, 2014
A new "occupational skills profile" for big-data specialists outlines the relevant knowledge that professionals say is not being provided in K-12.
December 11, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor will award 25 grants totaling $100 million to public-private partnerships that develop registered apprenticeship programs.