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 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.
February 05, 2015
Patty Quiñones, the executive director of innovation for the St. Vrain Valley Schools in Colorado, talks about boosting STEM education at all levels.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
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 03, 2014
About 60 percent of job openings require basic science, technology, engineering, and math literacy, and 42 percent require advanced STEM skills, according to a new survey of 126 chief executive officers.
November 19, 2014
Code.org has tapped the popular Disney characters for a new tutorial as part of its campaign to promote computer science education.
September 12, 2014
Seattle-based nonprofit Code.org announced new free online learning resources to teach students computer science and provide teachers with professional development.