A recent study found that the path students take to earning a STEM degree varies widely, and that interest in STEM can be triggered across the age spectrum.


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.


About 30,000 high school students in six states will take the first official round of common-core-aligned tests created by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers over the next several weeks.


A new report from PARCC shows that students found the field test in math more difficult than the one in English/language arts.


More than four out of every 10 students in a California district repeated Algebra 1, according to a new study, though not all repeaters were low performers.


President Obama announced that, in partnership with more than 200 companies and nonprofits, the administration has raised an additional $28 million to help prepare more science, technology, engineering, and math teachers.


Ken Burns, who has directed and produced documentaries including 'The Civil War' series, addressed 1,000 social studies educators.


Jose Antonio Vargas, who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant, praised educators who are "allies" to undocumented students and unveiled a high school curriculum on immigration issues.


Nearly all of the social studies textbooks that were being considered by the Texas board of education have been sanctioned for use next school year.


NCSS released a new book with exemplar social studies lessons designed by 15 curriculum partners, including the Library of Congress, and National Geographic.


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