An article recently published in the American Scientist magazine says growing evidence points to the power of learning science in informal settings.
The grant is part of a GE Foundation initiative to help districts align their math and science curricula to the international STEM job market.
A California program is a role model for those who want to help K-12 systems align to college expectations.
The school that the Chinese president is visiting serves as a hub for Mandarin language instruction in Chicago public schools.
Simplifying the financial aid process and supplying information earlier about college costs would boost students' chances of continuing on to higher education.
A roundup of recent news developments highlights actions by the Supreme Court, a library literacy initiative, among other things.
The event will explore how movies, TV programs and computer games can help young people learn about science and technology.
Lawmakers in Utah and New Hampshire want a say in common-standards adoption.
Lower-income parents benefit even more than their more-advantaged peers from knowing colleges' graduation rates.
The U.S. is not exactly a world leader in producing top-tier performers in math and science.