The public-comment period for the proposed common standards has closed. At some point soon, we will get a summary of the 5,000-plus comments the Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Governors Association received on the K-12 standards. In the meantime, as a continuation of my blo...
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April 05, 2010
April 02, 2010
New teacher-quality grants will help expand the UTeach program to Cleveland State University and support a math initiative in the South Bronx.
April 01, 2010
As the obituaries and tributes pouring out make plain, Jaime Escalante made a big mark in education.
March 31, 2010
A group of mathematicians has come out with a critique of the proposed common standards, which are undergoing their final few days of public comment this week. (Friday is the last day of the public-comment period. You can post your feedback on their website by clicking the little yellow bar in the l...
March 31, 2010
Both Delaware and Tennessee featured STEM education in their successful Race to the Top applications.
March 26, 2010
Three in four Florida teachers say they are comfortable with the inclusion of evolution in the state's recently revised science standards, a survey finds.
March 22, 2010
Two new studies look at the barriers women and minorities face in entering the STEM fields.
March 19, 2010
The House today passed a bill to enhance environmental education.
March 11, 2010
A new business and industry coalition to be announced tomorrow is seeking to enhance and elevate the U.S. commitment to STEM education
March 10, 2010
A new study finds that scientists' initial interest in their subject is often sparked before they enter middle school, a conclusion the researchers suggest has implications for rethinking policy efforts aimed at getting more young people to become scientists. The federally funded study examines the...