The state board of education in Delaware voted 6-0 today to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, making it the seventh state to sign on.
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September 19, 2013
September 12, 2013
Gov. Steve Beshear signaled that Kentucky would move forward with implementation of a new set of common science standards despite opposition from a legislative review panel.
September 11, 2013
North Carolina is rolling out a new initiative to recognize exemplary STEM schools, based on a set of key attributes.
September 06, 2013
Math is the top pick of U.S. adults asked to name the "most valuable" subject they studied in school, according to new Gallup data. Meanwhile, science is more popular than when the question was posed a decade ago.
September 05, 2013
California's state board of education voted unanimously yesterday to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
September 04, 2013
New research suggests the value of a course credit in Algebra 2 is declining.
August 30, 2013
A new study suggests that while girls report a higher degree of generalized math anxiety than boys, there is no difference in their level of math anxiety when in math class or taking a math exam.
August 29, 2013
The common-core math standards have a lot to say about the 'appropriate use' of math tools, including calculators, spreadsheets, and even 'dynamic geometry software.'
August 28, 2013
A corporate philanthropy has announced $4.4 million in STEM-focused grants. Also, several universities have just gotten STEM support from the NSF.
August 27, 2013
The common-core exams will include rules for calculator use that will be a change for many states and are likely to influence regular classroom use.