In his last State of the Union address, President Barack Obama said that "helping students learn to write computer code" is among his goals for the year ahead.
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September 03, 2015
Participation rates for Advanced Placement science examsspecifically physics and computer sciencehave risen sharply over the last year, according to new data from the College Board.
September 02, 2015
A new report looks at whether individual classroom assignments meet the common-core criteria for literacy and finds that alignment, for the most part, is lacking.
August 25, 2015
The latest results suggest that this year's graduating class may not be much more prepared than last year's class for college or a career.
June 05, 2015
New research out of the University of Kentucky puts less emphasis on financial education and more on pairing it with real-life experience.
April 23, 2015
Truly rigorous career and technical education programs are still rare, even as student participation in them has soared. Researchers profile CTE programs in five states to illustrate key qualities that good programs should include.
April 22, 2015
The National Science Board issues a new report that seeks to broaden the term, "STEM workforce," and also calls for well-rounded STEM education, even in non-STEM fields.
January 21, 2015
President Obama's call for good career and technical education programs draws praise, and caution, from the field.
December 09, 2014
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
October 22, 2014
The multinational energy corporation is launching an effort to improve science, technology, engineering, and math education and training in rural Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.