Here's what states are doing—and could be doing—about science education with the help of the new federal law.
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July 19, 2017
July 11, 2017
Students in high-poverty schools get subpar science labs and equipment and fewer opportunities to enroll in physics, calculus, and computer science.
June 08, 2017
Secondary science teachers in Florida and Puerto Rico knew no more than the general public about the causes of and the science behind climate change, according to a new study.
June 02, 2017
Teachers are grappling with how to present the recent overhaul in the federal government's stance on environmental issues.
May 25, 2017
In a new report, Education Week looks at the many changes going on in the assessment world, including when states that have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards will begin tests aligned to the new benchmarks (map included).
May 19, 2017
Researchers working on federally funded STEM education projects have created three-minute videos about their efforts, which are now being featured as part of a weeklong virtual event.
May 10, 2017
But programming experience can make young girls more interested and confident in STEM fields, researchers found.
May 10, 2017
More than half of 4th graders spend less than three hours a week on science, according to a report from Change the Equation.
May 08, 2017
The Smarter Balanced test group announced today it has partnered with Desmos, a company that created a free online graphing calculator that is giving Texas Instruments a run for its money.
May 03, 2017
A new guide published by ISTE offers ideas for K-12 officials on how to incorporate lessons about the unmanned aircraft system into lessons in science and other subjects.