The Virginia Senate delivered a bipartisan vote in favor of a bill that would end required state testing of 3rd graders in science and history.
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January 25, 2012
January 24, 2012
The NSF and U.S. Department of Education have recently issued grants to help improve science learning among English language learners.
January 20, 2012
Efforts to improve STEM education are getting a boost from several recent announcements, including grants from the NSF and the Gates Foundation.
January 18, 2012
The study suggests that belief in the "stereotype theory" leads to neglect of other paths to help improve gender equity in mathematics achievement.
January 09, 2012
One question on a math worksheet asked: 'If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?"
January 04, 2012
Back in 2001, Sen. Santorum pushed an amendment on the teaching of evolution that was roundly criticized by educational and scientific organizations.
December 22, 2011
Some states seeking federal waivers under No Child Left Behind would add assessments in other subjects to make accountability decisions.
December 20, 2011
An Arizona high school will soon offer two advanced diplomas with a STEM emphasis.
December 16, 2011
A new budget compromise would restore the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, but abolish or cut some other curriculum-related initiatives.
December 15, 2011
Did you know that 13 federal agencies are directly engaged with supporting STEM education?