Many schools don't offer a standalone chemistry class, and even in those that do, black and Hispanic students are less likely to take it.
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December 27, 2017
December 08, 2017
High schools step up to support students entering the Siemens Competition in math, science, and technology, which announced its winners this week.
December 01, 2017
A coalition led by the National Math and Science Initiative wants to firm up a definition and better target communities with fewer STEM education opportunities.
November 06, 2017
Researchers are looking a national sample of middle school science fairs, trying to figure out which components seem most helpful for student learning.
October 26, 2017
New Mexico now plans to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards in their entirety.
October 16, 2017
The state's version of the Next Generation Science Standards, for now, weakens standards related to climate change, evolution, and the geologic age of the Earth.
August 16, 2017
Here are four things for teachers to keep in mind as they design curricula for next Monday's total solar eclipse.
August 09, 2017
Students who reported being surrounded by peers enthusiastic about science in high school are more likely to say they want to pursue STEM careers.
August 01, 2017
A pilot program, supported by a $1.4 million federal grant and led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute, aims to test whether lessons incorporated into a 3rd grade science curriculum can boost spatial skills.
July 19, 2017
Here's what states are doing—and could be doing—about science education with the help of the new federal law.