A new study found that in some states, no girls, Blacks or Hispanics took the Advanced Placement computer science exam.
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July 12, 2013
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May 31, 2013
Attendees at a conference on "reimagining education," emphasized blending the use of technology with other subjects, including the arts.
May 13, 2013
Education Week is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 14 at 2 p.m. Eastern, on universities creating programs in K-12 entrepreneurship.
March 20, 2013
Experts on a Brookings Institution panel discussion today agreed that using technology to improve schools requires a systemic change.
March 15, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives seeks to recognize student programmers through the "Congressional App Challenge."
December 11, 2012
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December 01, 2012
A group of 34 local organizations in Chicago have banded together to extend after-school learning opportunities for students there.
August 08, 2012
A New Jersey survey indicates technology companies in that state are hesitant to hire recent college graduates because of concerns about how much it will cost to train them.