The draft portrays evolution as less than settled fact and introduces other errors. Many believe Diane Douglas, the state superintendent, directed the changes.
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A new middle school genetics and genealogy curriculum inspired by the PBS series "Finding Your Roots" aims to engage students in science using a more personal approach.
April 24, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education shows that in general, black and Latino students took fewer such classes than their white peers. And although they had similar access to schools offering Algebra 1 in 8th grade, a smaller proportion of them were enrolled in the class.
April 18, 2018
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April 16, 2018
A senior at Paradise High School in northern California earned the Gold Award, the highest achievement given to a Girl Scout, for creating 12 STEM lessons for kindergarteners.
April 10, 2018
The AAAS launches a new project to develop assessment scenarios that measure the NGSS' energy standards.
April 04, 2018
The good news, says an Education Trust review of a sample of more than 1,800 math assignments, is that most do target at least one or more of the Common Core State Standards. The bad news? They continue to focus on procedural knowledge, rather than more conceptual mathematical thinking.
March 28, 2018
Students at a New Jersey high school can virtually dissect the human body, thanks to the purchase of cutting edge technology typically available only to medical students. But are digital dissections the best way to teach biology and anatomy?
March 23, 2018
A federal committee failed to analyze performance data on the more than 160 federal programs that promote STEM education and research.
March 15, 2018
Achieve will offer the badge to science units it deems well aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.