The NSF is awarding $7.4 million for a project to promote improved STEM education in nine Baltimore elementary schools.
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September 25, 2012
September 24, 2012
The Common Core State Standards aren't just changing instruction in math and English language/arts, new survey data suggest. They're also finding their way into a lot of science classrooms.
September 20, 2012
At a time when states and districts are on the lookout for textbooks and related instructional materials to guide the teaching of the common core, a recent study offers a cautionary tale about the selection of publishers' wares. First, don't underestimate the importance to student learning of the p...
September 13, 2012
Nearly all states are developing curricular and supplemental materials to help districts and schools implement the common-core state standards, but far fewer are approving or certifying lists of materials, a new report finds.
September 12, 2012
A new collection of state-by-state reports on STEM learning issued today finds that in nearly every state, elementary students are getting less instructional time for science than they did in the mid 1990s, and that many students lack access to rigorous STEM courses.
September 11, 2012
Tennessee's push to implement the Common Core State Standards is getting support from a new statewide coalition that includes leaders in business, education, and other sectors.
September 07, 2012
Mainstream news media coverage of the common standards begins to spread information--and concerns--about the new expectations.
September 06, 2012
A new batch of 'Innovation Fund' grants announced this week by Georgia's governor features a strong emphasis on STEM education.
August 28, 2012
The criteria for recognizing programs include targeting a compelling need and offering STEM content that is challenging and relevant to young people.
August 22, 2012
An annual poll of Americans' views on public education finds divided support for the common standards.