The National Science Foundation and DARPA announce grants to promote computer science education.


Subra Suresh was approved for a six-year term at the National Science Foundation.


Maine's commissioner of education approves the common standards, but the legislature still must approve them in order for that adoption to become final.


An ambitious effort to engage America's young people in the STEM fields kicks off this weekend: the USA Science & Engineering Festival.


A new report from ACT Inc. explores how expanded college readiness in high school produces better college outcomes.


The White House's Community College Summit creates dialog and leverages commitment, but some worry that zeroing in on college downplays the work needed to improve high schools.


A new coalition has also been formed to help elevate the status of computer science education in U.S. schools.


A item in the New York Times questions the value of the pervasive phrase, STEM education.


The Partnership for 21st Century Skills chooses new leadership as it seeks to raise its policy profile.


In general, high school social studies teachers in the United States say students should learn to respect and appreciate their country, but know its shortcomings.


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