Three-quarters of 12th graders attend schools that offer statistics courses, but less than a quarter of students actually take them, according to a recent analysis of national data.
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August 19, 2016
What would it feel like to take a bus tour across the surface of Mars? Some middle school students will have the chance to find out.
August 18, 2016
The Arkansas education department announced a computer science enrollment contest in the hopes of getting more students to take the subject, which is now offered at all high schools in the state.
August 16, 2016
A new analysis of NAEP data shows that just 22 percent of 12th graders say they've ever taken a computer science course, and more than half attend high schools that don't even offer one.
August 12, 2016
Achieve, the group that spearheaded the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, recently released examples for how to "bundle" the science standards, or group them together to create units.
August 10, 2016
Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
August 03, 2016
It's well-known there's a gender gap within science, technology, engineering, and math majors and careers, and a new study traces the moment many women give up on STEM to a single college class: calculus.
August 01, 2016
A California bill would offer a seal of proficiency for California high school graduates who have demonstrated proficiency in STEM.
July 29, 2016
In several parts of the western U.S. and Canada, there's a focus on introducing indigenous youth to STEM careers.
July 29, 2016
A new paper lists 28 ways federally funded research has changed what we know about how to teach whole numbers, fractions, algebra, and other math topics.